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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota

Taking action to make immigration systems work for all

four stars

91.92

450 North Syndicate Street Suite 200
Saint Paul, MN 55104
tel: (651) 641-1011   Web Site
EIN: 41-0909036

Board Leadership
Enrique R. Vazquez
President

CEO
John Keller
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.92 four stars
  Financial 89.31 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota (ICLM) envisions a country in which immigrants are accepted and valued as full participants in the community. ICLM enhances opportunities for immigrants and refugees through legal representation for low-income individuals, and through education and advocacy with diverse communities. We bring our full legal passion, dedicated attention and highest quality service to our low-income immigrant/ refugee clients and their families. We value relationships with the communities we serve and seek to express their full potential and contributions through our work together. We believe in taking action to make immigration systems work for all.

The Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota (ICLM) envisions a country in which immigrants are accepted and valued as full participants in the community. ICLM enhances opportunities for immigrants and refugees through legal representation for low-income individuals, and through education and advocacy with diverse communities. We bring our full legal passion, dedicated attention and highest quality service to our low-income immigrant/ refugee clients and their families. We value relationships with the communities we serve and seek to express their full potential and contributions through our work together. We believe in taking action to make immigration systems work for all.

Results Information

Reported Results
Total in 2016
Number of community events or trainings held and attendance
7,755
Number of clients served
4,113
Number of volunteers
263
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Financial

three stars

89.31

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth 8.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $743,780
   Federated Campaigns $159,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $64,725
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $706,889
Total Contributions $1,674,394
   Program Service Revenue $28,328
Total Primary Revenue $1,702,722
   Other Revenue $-7,611
TOTAL REVENUE $1,695,111
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,510,050
   Administrative Expenses $105,820
   Fundraising Expenses $194,106
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,809,976
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-114,865
   
Net Assets $1,169,929

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
New Beginnings Project $346,998 23.0%
Rural Immigration Project $251,613 16.7%
Minnesota Family Naturalization Project $179,401 11.9%

Ratings History
Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 12/22/2017 91.92 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 94.91 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.08 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 92.74 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 41-0909036
Name in IRS Master File IMMIGRANT LAW CENTER OF MINNESOTA INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (430) Defense of human and civil rights
(59) Other school related activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date September, 1967
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$80,718 4.45% John Keller Executive Director

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Charity Contact Info

Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota
450 North Syndicate Street
Suite 200
Saint Paul, MN 55104
tel: (651) 641-1011
fax: (651) 641-1131
EIN: 41-0909036

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Board Leadership

Enrique R. Vazquez
President

CEO

John Keller
Executive Director

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