Online Resources for Immigrants

Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Coalition


Irish International Immigrant Center (Not just for Irish Immigrants- that's how they got their start.)

 

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

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1i_IiBuaMqeStH-B7Ci8opVxQHlW2OJ4KsKy6IgTVfTc/edit

 

Additionally:

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)

Boston Immigrant Justice Accompaniment Network (BIJAN) - They provide accompaniment, which can include support in court or at ICE check-ins, legal referrals, fundraising for bond or legal fees, letters of support from the community, rides for families to visit loved ones in detention, and logistical assistance with paperwork or bond payments. They also help with housing, transportation, and other immediate needs of people released on bond who have no other resources in the community.


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)

 

Contact: 
Alice Kidder

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