Legal resources for immigrants
The Mayor's Office for Immigrant Advancement works to serve immigrants in Boston. This webpage addresses some common questions related to immigration and status.
For help with a legal problem, enter your zip code and find resources specific to you at the Massachusetts Legal Resource Finder.
If you have other questions or are looking for a free immigration consultation with a volunteer lawyer, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617-635-2980.
Still have questions? Contact:
Know your rights
Know your rights if an immigration officer (ICE) tries to talk to you.
Available in English, kriolu, 中文, Français, Kreyòl ayisyen, Español, and Tiếng Việt
What to do if ICE visits a home, job, or public space
Planning guide for parents concerned about the care and custody of their children
The Trump Administration’s version of the Public Charge test ended on March 9, 2021. Remember: All City of Boston programs and resources are not subject to the Public Charge test. Using them will not affect immigration applications.
Questions? Call 311 or contact us at 617-635-2980 or email@example.com.
Read the official announcement
Determine if the Public Charge test applies to you
Learn which public benefits you can use
More info about Public Charge from MIRA
Learn about your healthcare coverage options
Call the City of Boston for questions and help