Legal Services

At this time, the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic is taking predominantly asylum-based immigration cases. If you believe you have a case that the clinic should consider, please email Be advised that by the beginning of September, the clinic generally has a full caseload.

If the clinic accepts your case, students will take the lead and perform the majority of the work, under the supervision of experienced attorneys. HIRC does not accept employment-based immigration cases.

There are a number of other legal services organizations, advocacy groups, clinics at law schools, and law firms in the Boston area which also provide assistance to immigrants. Listed below are just a few of these organizations.

Legal Services Organizations 

Catholic Charities Refugee and Immigration Services
275 W. Broadway
South Boston, MA 02127
(617) 464-8100
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Community Legal Services and Counseling Center
1 West St
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 661-1010
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Greater Boston Legal Services – Immigration Unit
197 Friend St
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 371-1234
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Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project 
309 Cumberland Ave., Suite 201
P.O. Box 171917
Portland, ME 04112
(207) 780-1593
(800) 497-8505

Irish International Immigrant Center
100 Franklin St
Boston, MA 021110
(617) 542-7654
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Political Asylum / Immigration Representation Project (Pair Project)
254 Friend Street, 5th floor
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 742-9296
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New Haven Legal Assistance Association
426 State Street
New Haven, CT 06510-2018
(203) 946-4811
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Immigrant Advocacy and Support Groups 

International Institute Of Rhode Island
645 Elmwood Ave.
Providence, RI 02907
(401) 461-5940
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Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition
105 Chauncy Street, Suite 901
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 350-5480
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Massachusetts Law Reform Institute
99 Chauncy St., Suite 500
Boston, MA 02111-1731
(617) 357-0700
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National Lawyers Guild - National Immigration Project
14 Beacon St., Suite 602
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 227-9727
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Law Clinics

Boston University Asylum & Human Rights Clinic (AHR)
765 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA, 02215
(617) 603-1526
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Southern New England School Of Law Immigration Law Clinic
333 Faunce Corner Rd
North Dartmouth, MA 02747
(508) 998-9600
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Suffolk Immigration Clinic
120 Tremont Street
Boston, MA, 02108
(617) 573-8000
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Private Attorneys

You can search the American Immigration Lawyers Association database for a lawyer in your area and with expertise on your legal concern by clicking here. In addition, a few private law practices in the Boston area are listed below. Check each law firm's website for their particular areas of expertise.

Kaplan, Friedman and Associates
10 Winthrop Square, Suite 300
Boston, MA 02110
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phone: (617) 482-4500
fax: (617) 451-6826

Flynn & Clark, P.C.
1 Main Street
Cambridge, MA 02142
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phone: (617) 299-4200
fax: (617) 621-1090

Ross and Silverman LLP
Suite 605
59 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111
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phone: (617) 542-5111
fax: (617) 542-2331

Law Office of Rhonda Roselli LLC
675 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139-3309
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phone: (617) 868-9449
fax: (617) 868-9446

Last modified: April 18, 2014

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