Additional Resources

American Immigration Lawyer Association

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

The Mayor's Office for Immigrant Advancement provides FREE one-on-one consultation at Boston City Hall, located at 1 City Hall Square, Room 806, Boston, MA 02201. Interpretation services and/or disability accommodations are available upon request. Please click the following link or see the flyer below for details (The flyer is available in English, Arabic (العربية), Portuguese (Português), Simplified Chinese (简体中文), Traditional Chinese (繁体中文), Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt), and Spanish (Español).

https://www.boston.gov/departments/immigrant-advancement/how-we-help-individual-immigrants

English_Immigration Clinic Flyer Jan to Jun 2017_En.pdf


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.

2017-Legal-Clinic-Schedule-Flyer.pdf

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. Please see the flyer above.

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.

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

ag-advisory-on-equal-access-to-education-3-2-17.pdf

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 .

Referral List 02-01-2017.pdf

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.

Mayor's Office Community Resources for Immigrants.pdf

Useful Websites

MassLegalHelp.org can help you find legal aid assistance in Massachusetts. For more information, please visit their website at http://www.masslegalhelp.org/

*Available in English, Chinese (中文), Haitian Creole (Kreyòl Ayisyen), Portuguese (Português), Spanish (Español), Russian (русский) and Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)

Greater Boston Legal Services works to provide free legal services to low-income families in need of representation. To learn more about their organization and how to seek their assistance, visit there website at https://www.gbls.org/get-legal-help

*Available in English, Chinese (中文), Haitian Creole (Kreyòl Ayisyen), Spanish (Español) and Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)

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)

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