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The purpose of the Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians (MONB) is to strengthen the ability of diverse cultural and linguistic communities to play an active role in the economic, civic, social and cultural life in the city of Boston. MONB acts as a catalyst for providing opportunity, access and equality for immigrants, and highlights the contributions and the essential role that immigrants have played and continue to play in making Boston the world class city that it is.


Boston Prepared for President Obama's Executive Actions on Immigration

On Thursday, President Obama announced that he is taking executive action to reform the immigration system. The Mayor's Office of New Bostonians is working with community partners to provide accurate information and access to services to constituents who may benefit from these changes in the immigration system.

The Office of New Bostonians will be hosting an information session for the public Tuesday, November 25th, 4:30-6:30 PM at Boston City Hall, Room 801 (8th Floor). Please use the 1st Floor Congress St. Entrance (facing Faneuil Hall) if you arrive after 5:30PM. Please call (617) 635-2980 if an interpreter is needed for a language other than Spanish.

At this time, no applications are available for the new forms of relief. Please be careful to avoid scams. Our office will work with community organizations to ensure that application assistance will occur for little or no cost once the applications are available.

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Last Updated 11/21 4:39 PM

  • MONB Publications

    New Bostonians Publications

    Guides to assist immigrants to access city and community resources.

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  • ESOL Classes

    ESOL Directory

    Search for English classes in your neighborhood with our online directory of over 50 programs.

    Search for Classes »

  • Passport

    Immigration Advice

    Get free immigration legal advice at a confidential consultation with an attorney every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12-2pm in Room 804, Boston City Hall.

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  • Community Resource Guide (75)

    Community Resource Directory

    Browse our interactive, online database of community-based organizations that work with immigrants, refugees and newcomers in and around Boston. This comprehensive Directory is searchable by name, location, population served, languages on staff, and services offered. You can also submit your own agency’s listing.

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    We Are Boston Gala

    Learn more about MONB’s annual fundraising gala which celebrates Boston’s diverse heritage and commemorates immigrants’ contributions and achievements.

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    New Bostonians Summit Initiative

    The New Bostonians Summit Initiative is a multi-year, city-wide process which brings together leaders from seven sectors to address the top priorities identified by Boston's immigrant communities: ESOL, K-12 Education and Jobs.

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    English for New Bostonians

    ENB is a strategic, public-private-community collaboration founded by MONB in 2001 to improve access to ESOL programs in the city of Boston.
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    ENB Website »

Calendar »

  • See a listing of upcoming New Bostonians events.

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News & Press Releases »


Videos & Multimedia »


  • Naturalization Ceremony 2014
    Mayor Walsh attends a Naturalization Ceremony at Boston's historic Faneuil Hall.Watch Video »
  • 11th Annual Three Kings Day Luncheon
    This traditionally Latin-American and Caribbean celebration gives Latino city workers to celebrate their heritage. Three city employees are honored for their service to the Latino community. Watch Video »

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