Online Resources for Immigrants

Please click here for a host of regularly updated, crowd-sourced resources:


Information in Spanish

Mass Legal Help especialistas en inmigración

La planificación para una emergencia familiar (Spanish, includes some information on passports - this resource could be especially helpful)

Services for currently-detained people

PAIR Project - free legal services for people currently detained (site is in English but services are available in Spanish)

Self-Help Manual For People Detained by the Immigration Service (English - may be Spanish available)

Public benefits for mixed-status households

Information on subsidized housing for immigrants (including mixed-status families; English)

SNAP benefits in mixed-status households (English)

Masshealth (English)

Public benefit rights (Spanish)


Alice Kidder

Call in to your state legislature to support the Safe Communities Act. For information on this issue contact Dave Kidder at

To address institutional racism, please call your state representative and Senator, and ask for abolishment of mandatory minimums in sentencing. Ask them to contact the Joint Committee dealing with this legislation. For more background on this...