Additional Resources


  •      American Immigration Lawyer Association

  • AILA logo The American Immigration Lawyer Association (AILA) has put together key information and important resources about how to protect your immigrant rights. Available in both English and Spanish (Español).

    In order to ensure competent representation, AILA has also highlighted important information for immigrants to know when seeking legal consultations. Please click here to view their page.

  •      Immigration Clinics

  • City of Boston Immigrant Advancement

    Do you need immigration advice from a lawyer? Volunteer lawyers work with the Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement (MOIA) to offer free immigration consultations on the first and third Wednesday of every month from 12 pm to 3 pm. To schedule an appointment call (617) 635-2980 or email immigrantadvancement@boston.gov. During COVID-19, appointments are by telephone. Interpretation and disability accommodations are available. More information in several languages can be found on boston.gov/immigrant.



    The Irish International Immigrant Center holds legal clinics for immigration assistance at different locations around Boston including Downtown Boston, Brighton, South Boston, Dorchester. Please see below or click here for more information.

  •      Citizenship Workshops and Clinics

  • The Irish International Immigrant Center also offers a weekly FREE citizenship clinic on the 8th floor at One State Street in Boston on Wednesdays from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM.  

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  • Immigrants Like Us logo Immigrants Like Us

    Immigrants Like Us, founded at Harvard University is a nonprofit offering low-income immigrants free legal services for naturalization, family green card, and DACA renewal. Please check out their website for more info: immigrantslikeus.org.

  • Project Citizenship logo Project Citizenship

    Want to know more about the process and cost of becoming a citizen in the US?

    Project Citizenship's mission is to provides free, high quality services to legal permanent residents to help them become U.S citizens. Project Citizenship collaborates with community partners to provides FREE citizenship workshops and clinics throughout Boston all year round.

    Please visit http://projectcitizenship.org/ to check out their events or call 617-694-5949 for more information. They also provide information in Arabic (العربية), Chinese (中文), Haitian Creole (Kreyòl Ayisyen), Portuguese (Português), Spanish (Español) and Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt) on their website.

  • MIRA logo Massachusetts Immigrant & Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA Coalition)

    Working with community organizations, MIRA Coalition offers Citizenship Clinics to make the citizenship process more accessible to immigrants. They hosts clinics in around the Greater Boston area to offer free legal assistance for eligible legal permanent residents who want to become citizens.

    MIRA Coalition also provides a handout about citizenship process in various language including Spanish(Español), Portuguese (Português), and Haitian Creole (Kreyòl Ayisyen).

    Please check out their website to learn more!

  •      Attorney General’s Advisory Regarding Equal Access to
         Public Education for All Students Irrespective of
         Immigration Status

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  •      The Mayor's Office for Immigrant Advancement
         Referral Lists

  • The Mayor's Office for Immigrant Advancement has collected a list of organizations in the Greater Boston area that provides immigration assistance. Please see the list below or click here to download.

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  • Below please find another list of community organization that provides legal or non-legal services for immigrants in Greater Boston. This list provides detailed information about each organization regarding hours, locations, what types of services they offer and what languages are spoken by the staff.

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  •      Useful Websites

  • The Office of the Attorney General of Massachusetts hosts a hotline that you can call if you believe that you are a victim of a hate crime. You can call toll free at 1-800-994-3228 or file an online complaint form.

    For more information, you can visit the AG webiste at http://www.mass.gov/ago/ or check out the flyers below:

    Arabic(العربية) | English | Portuguese(Português) | Spanish(Español)

    Attorney General

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