International Students

The City of Boston can help you transition into your new home and make your stay here as enjoyable as possible. Whether you're looking for information about the neighborhood where you will be staying, the services the City has to offer, or how you can connect with Bostonians from your country, these reources will help you navigate Boston.

  • ESOL Classes

    Find an ESOL Class

    The Mayor's Office of New Bostonians provides a directory of ESOL classes, searchable on their website by neighborhood or class level.

    Find an English Class »

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    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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    New Bostonians Guide to City Services

    Easy-to-read manual for understanding how to access crucial and relevant city services. The Guide to City Services is available in English, Haitian Creole, Spanish, Cape Verdean Creole, and Chinese.

    Guide to City Services »

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    Informational Videos

    Informational videos are available to encourage and inspire community members to register and vote. This 9 minute video includes an introduction from the Mayor and encouraging words from immigrant leaders in Boston. These videos are available in English, Chinese, Vietnamese, Cape Verdean Cerole, Haitian Creole and Spanish. Watch the Office of New Bostonians.

    Informational Videos »

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    New Bostonians Community Day

    Each fall, the Mayor's Office of New Bostonians hosts a Community Day on City Hall Plaza. Activities include free immigration clinics, miltilingual tours of city departments, resource tables on topics ranging from immigration to job oppotunities, and performances by a variety of musicians and dancers from different countries.

    Community Day Information »


  • 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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