Legal Services

Harvard Legal Aid Bureau at the Harvard Law School: The University employs a full-time time staff attorney who is tasked with helping students and extended Boston area with navigating their legal options and remedies. They also help with DACA renewal and have a Social Worker on staff to help provide other resources. https://hls.harvard.edu/dept/clinical/clinics/harvard-legal-aid-bureau/

Kids In Need of Defense (KIND): More than 60 percent of these immigrant and refugee children do not have attorneys to represent them in their deportation proceedings. This humanitarian crisis of Central American children at our border remains a due process crisis in which thousands of children are at risk of being returned to great harm, even death. https://supportkind.org/

Catholic Charities (Archdiocese of Boston): Upon arrival in the United States, immigrants face a daunting array of linguistic, economic, cultural and legal challenges. Through immigration legal services, newcomers receive high-quality legal consultation, referral and representation for an array of immigration benefits, such as political asylum, naturalization and family reunification. http://www.ccab.org/?q=ils

MIRA Coalition: A list of organizations which can provide immigration legal services through attorneys or BIA-accredited representatives https://www.miracoalition.org/legal-services

National Immigration Legal Services Directory: A list of legal services in Massachusetts. https://www.immigrationadvocates.org/nonprofit/legaldirectory/search?state=MA

Centro Presente: Since 1981, Centro Presente’s Legal Immigration Services Department (LIS) has provided trustworthy, affordable services crucial to the Latin American immigrant community. http://www.cpresente.org

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU): ACLU is a trustworthy hub for up to date information about immigrant’s rights as well as networks of legal services. https://www.aclu.org/issues/immigrants-rights

National Immigration Law Center (NILC): Established in 1979, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) is one of the leading organizations in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of immigrants with low income - sign up for their newsletter to stay up to date. https://www.nilc.org

International Rescue Committee (IRC):  The International Rescue Committee offers high-quality, low-cost immigration legal services and citizenship assistance in 23 cities across the United States. https://www.rescue.org/topic/immigration