Greater Boston Legal Services - Immigration Unit (Boston Office)

  • Location:
    197 Friend St
    Boston, MA 02114
  • Phone:
    (617) 371-1234
  • Toll-free:
  • TTY:
    (617) 371-1228
  • Fax:
    (617) 371-1222
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Greater Boston Legal Services' Immigration Unit provides programs and services for immigrants in a variety of areas. The agency is aligned with Harvard Immigration & Refugee Clinic.

State served: Massachusetts

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Federal court appeals
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Contact office for In-take times.