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"Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota expresses the love of Christ for all people through service that inspires hope, changes lives, and builds community."

LSS Refugee Services:

Our Services

LSS Refugee Services provides various types of assistance to refugees upon their arrival in Minnesota.

Our services include:

Refugee Resettlement Services
During the first 30-90 days after a refugee arrives in the United States, LSS Refugee Services offers services to help refugees adapt to their new home.

Immigration Services
LSS Refugee Services assists refugees and asylees in filing certain immigration forms, including work permits, replacement I-94s, Refugee/Asylee Visas, FOIA requests, travel documents, Green Card applications, and more.

        More details about LSS Immigration Services

Refugee Cash Assistance
Provides financial assistance to refugees who are single or married without children during the first eight months after their arrival to the United States.

Family Reunification
When the U.S. State Departments offers the Family Reunification program, LSS Refugee Services assists refugees filing family reunification forms, such as Affidavits of Relationship (AORs).

For more information, please contact Kim Dettmer at 612-879-5258 or through email at