A New Bostonian’s Guide to Boston

This colorful, 70-page guide provides helpful information and tips about building your life in Boston, whether you are new to the city or to the U.S.

2010 New Bostonian's Guide to Boston  

We apologize that currently we are unable to offer this guide in other languages due to budget constraints. If assistance is needed in another language, call MONB at (617) 635-2980.

Become a sponsor by providing resources to translate and publish the Guide in one or more of the city’s six most spoken languages – Spanish, Chinese, Haitian Creole, Cape Verdean Creole, Vietnamese, Portuguese. 

New Bostonians Guide To City Services

Download this easy to read manual for city residents to understand and easily access crucial and relevant city services.

Guide to City Services 
Guide to City Services (Haitian Creole)
Guide to City Services (Spanish)
Guide to City Services (Cape Verdean)
Guide to City Services (Chinese)
Guide to City Services (Portuguese)

Demographic Report

In collaboration with the Boston Redevelopment Authority, MONB has produced a demographic report (2009) that gives Bostonians a better sense of the immigrant community in Boston. This report includes information regarding the immigrant population in Boston, their ethnic distribution, languages spoken, their economic standing, and education level.

Surveying the Boston Community

Assessing the Impact of the Mayor's Office of New Bostonians  (2007)

New Bostonians Happenings

Join the Mayor's Office of New Bostonians e-newsletter list to stay up-to-date on resources, programs, events and announcements of interest to Boston's immigrant and cultural communities.

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Annual Newsletters and Reports

Track our progress through the years.

ONB Newsletter 08/10
ONB Newsletter 08/09 
ONB Newsletter 07/08
ONB newsletter 06/07
ONB newsletter 05/06

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Videos & Multimedia »

  • Executive Actions on Immigration Press Conference
    The Mayor's Office of New Bostonians host a press conference to discuss future steps regarding two of President Obama's executive actions regarding immigration: expanded DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and DAPA (Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents), including information about a free clinic that will be held on May 30th, to support immigrant families looking to qualify for a work permit, social security number, protection from deportation, a Massachusetts driver's license, and in-state tuition at public colleges and universities in Massachusetts.Watch Video »
  • Naturalization Ceremony 2014
    Mayor Walsh attends a Naturalization Ceremony at Boston's historic Faneuil Hall.Watch Video »

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