Legal services

The following organizations can provide immigration legal services through attorneys or BIA-accredited representatives:

Greater Boston Area

Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD)/
Fenway Neighborhood Service Center
714 Parker Street
Roxbury, MA 02120
Ph: (617) 445-6000

Agencia Alpha
62 Northampton Street, #203
Boston, MA 02118
Ph: (617) 541-4455, x16

Catholic Charities Refugee and Immigrant Services
275 West Broadway
South Boston, MA 02127
Ph: (617) 464-8100
Call Monday at 9:00am to leave voicemail to schedule appointment

Centro Presente
12 Bennington Street, Suite 202
East Boston, MA 02145
Ph: (857) 256-2981

Community Legal Services and Counseling Center
1 West Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
Ph: (617) 661-1010

East Boston Ecumenical Community Council
50 Meridian Street, Suite B1 
East Boston, MA 02128
Ph: (617) 567-2750

Greater Boston Legal Services (Immigration Unit)
197 Friend Street
Boston, MA 02114
Ph: (617) 371-1234/ 800-323-3205

60 Gore Street, Suite 203
Cambridge, MA 02141
Ph: (617) 603-2700 / TTD 617-494-1757

HarborCOV
148 Shawmut Street
Chelsea, MA 02150
Ph: (617) 884-9799
* only for domestic abuse survivors

Irish International Immigrant Center
One State Street, Suite 800
Boston, MA 02109
Ph: (617) 542-7654

Justice Bridge Legal Center
UMASS School of Law, Boston Office
67 Batterymarch Street, Lower Level
Boston, MA 02110
Ph: (617) 860-3414

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)
c/o Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
155 Seaport Boulevard, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02210 / (617) 207-4138
* only for unaccompanied minors

Mayor's Office for Immigrant Advancement
1 City Hall Square, Room 806
Boston, MA 02201-2030
12-2pm on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month
Ph: (617) 635-4500

Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (PAIR) Project
98 North Washington Street, Suite 106
Boston, MA 02114
Ph: (617) 742- 9296

Project Citizenship
4 Faneuil South Market Building
Suite 4025
Boston, MA 02109
Ph: (617) 694-5949

Victim Rights Law Center
115 Broad Street, 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Ph: (617) 399-6720, x19
* only for domestic abuse survivors

Central Massachusetts

Ascentria Care Alliance 
11 Shattuck Street
Worcester, MA 01605
Ph: (774) 243-3100

Central West Justice Center
An Affiliate of Community Legal Aid
405 Main Street, Fourth Floor
Worcester, MA 01608
Ph: (508) 755-3260/ 855-CLA-LEGAL

MetroWest Legal Services
63 Fountain Street, Suite 304
Framingham, MA 01702
Ph: (508) 620-1830/ 800-696-1501

Western Massachusetts

Ascentria Care Alliance
94 North Elm Street, Suite 401
Westfield, MA 01085
Ph: (413) 787-0725

Berkshire Immigrant Center
88 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Ph: (413) 445-4881

Center for New Americans
42 Gothic Street
Northampton, MA 01060
Ph: (413) 587-0084

Community Legal Aid
One Monarch Place, Suite 400
Springfield, MA 01144
Ph: (413) 781-7814

20 Hampton Avenue, Suite 100
Northampton, MA 01060
Ph: (413) 584-4034

Southeastern Massachusetts

Catholic Social Services of Fall River
1600 Bay Street/ PO Box M/So. Station
Fall River, MA 02724
Ph: (508) 674-4681

Justice Center of Southeast Massachusetts, LLC
A subsidiary of South Coastal Counties Legal Services, Inc.
231 Main Street, #201
Brockton, MA 02301
Ph: (508) 586-2110

University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth – Immigration Law Project
33 Faunce Corner Road
Dartmouth, MA 02747
Ph: (508) 985-1174

Northeast Massachusetts

Northeast Justice Center
181 Union Street, Suite 201B
Lynn,  MA 01901
Ph: (781) 599-7730; 1-888-657-2889

International Institute of New England (Lowell)
15-17 Warren Street, 2nd Floor
Lowell, MA 01852
Ph: (978) 459-9031 / Fax: 978-459-0154

New Hampshire

International Institute of New England (New Hampshire)
1850 Elm Street
Manchester, NH 03103
Ph: (603)647-1500 / Fax: 603-669-5830

Rhode Island

Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island
220 & 645 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, RI 02907
Ph: (401) 461-5940

National directories:

For an in-depth look at immigration legal providers, services and detention facilities across the United States, visit the Immigrant Advocates Network’s National Immigration Legal Services Directory at http://immigrationadvocates.org/nonprofit/LegalDirectory.

The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) offers a list of pro bono legal service providers in different states.  Visit https://www.justice.gov/eoir/list-pro-bono-legal-service-providers-map for the map.

The Citizenship Works directory will help you find a non-profit organization near you that is qualified to help you with your case. Visit https://www.citizenshipworks.org/findlegalhelp for more.

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) can refer you to immigration attorneys across the United States. Find a lawyer at http://ailalawyer.com.

For more information on how to avoid immigration scams, please visit: http://uscis.gov/avoid-scams or http://StopNotarioFraud.org.

 

This article was last updated on March 28, 2017.