The IIIC’s Immigration Legal Services offers comprehensive, professional, and confidential services for non-citizens, regardless of their legal status or ability to pay.

We help them understand their immigration options and offer assistance navigating complex U.S. immigration laws.

For frequently asked immigration and citizenship questions, click here!

Our dedicated staff and volunteer immigration attorneys provide free consultations, and low-cost forms assistance and case representation for a wide array of immigration concerns and citizenship applications.

Our services are available in English, Spanish, French, and Haitian Creole.

We provide free legal clinics throughout the community several times each month. For a 2018 clinic schedule click here.


Some of the case types with which we can help are:

  • All types of family-based permanent residence
  • Family reunification through visa petitions and consular processing
  • Green card applications for asylees and refugees
  • Petitions for asylee and refugee relatives
  • Naturalization
  • Temporary Protected Status
  • Deferred Action – both humanitarian and for childhood arrivals
  • Renewal of permanent residence cards
  • Violence Against Women Act petitions
  • Provisional waivers

Immigration Legal Clinics

IIIC’s weekly legal clinics take place at our center in downtown Boston, in Dorchester, South Boston, and Brighton. Clinics offer participants a consultation with an immigration attorney and the chance to learn more about how immigration law affects them and their families. There is no charge, but donations are accepted. To learn more contact the IIIC at 617-542-7654.

For our 2018 Immigration Legal Clinic schedule click here.

Free Citizenship Workshops

IIIC also offers assistance applying for citizenship. Citizenship Services staff and volunteers provide consultations and confidential assistance with applications for U.S. Citizenship. We provide support throughout the naturalization process: from an assessment of eligibility to assistance with the application form and documentation.

We also offer Citizenship Classes that help students prepare for the naturalization exam, interview and more. For more information click here.

Individuals interested in naturalization can attend one of our weekly workshops, or contact Erica Snyder-Drummond, at 617-542-7654 ext. 46 or