Mayor's Office of New Bostonians


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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.

President Obama's Executive Actions on Immigration


At this time, NO APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE for the NEW forms of relief.

A federal judge has issued a temporary order delaying President Obama's executive actions on immigration. Expanded "DACA" applications and "DAPA" applications will NOT be accepted until further notice. "DACA" applications and renewals under the 2012 guidelines will continue to be accepted (

Please be careful to avoid scams. Only licensed attorneys or BIA accredited representatives can give immigration legal advice.

Application assistance clinics will be held in Boston for little or no cost once the applications are available.

For more information, call (10AM-3PM, Monday-Friday):
Para mas informacion llame al (de 10AM-3PM, de lunes a viernes):

(617) 635-4141

Presentation About Executive Action (English)
Presentation About Executive Action (Spanish)

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  • 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.

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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.

    View the Online Resource Directory »

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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.
    More Information »

    ENB Website »


Calendar »

  • See a listing of upcoming New Bostonians events.

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News & Press Releases »

Videos & Multimedia »

  • USCIS Expanded Partnership Agreement
    Mayor Walsh joins U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Leon Rodriguez, to sign a letter of agreement to expand its partnership to strengthen citizenship education and awareness efforts in Boston.Watch Video »
  • DACA & DAPA Press Conference
    Mayor Walsh holds a press conference at Faneuil Hall in support of the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, as well as the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program. Watch Video »

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