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PAIR provides free immigration services to indigent asylum seekers and
detained immigrants, assuring fairness and access to justice.

PAIR provides free immigration services to asylum seekers & detained immigrants, helping with their legal rights and legal representation

PAIR provides free immigration services to asylum seekers & detained immigrants, helping with their legal rights and legal representation

“I had the opportunity to get up and smile at life, thanks to the people at PAIR. None of this would have been possible if you had not given me a hand when I felt I was drowning.”

“I had the opportunity to get up and smile at life, thanks to the people at PAIR. None of this would have been possible if you had not given me a hand when I felt I was drowning.”

- PAIR ASYLUM CLIENT

- PAIR ASYLUM CLIENT

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STORIES OF HOPE

Irene

“Irene” was forced to flee Uganda after she was targeted by government forces. She was arrested, detained, and brutally beaten for daring to oppose the government. Irene came to the U.S. where she took help from us to win asylum.

Irene

“Irene” was forced to flee Uganda after she was targeted by government forces. She was arrested, detained, and brutally beaten for daring to oppose the government. Irene came to the U.S. where she too help from us to win asylum.

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Tomas

“Tomas” fled El Salvador due to severe domestic abuse. He came to the U.S. but was detained by immigration. With PAIR's help, Tomas won Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and the right to stay in the U.S, to finish his education and become a productive member of his community.  

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Zara​​​​​​​

“Zara” from Ecuador faced severe beating, bullying, & social isolation due to her sexual orientation. Zara fled to the U.S. With PAIR's help, Zara won her case and was granted asylum. Today, she has rebuilt her life and has opened her own beauty salon.  

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Fatima

“Fatima” fled Sierra Leone to the U.S. due to the civil war and a forced marriage. During the war, her children fled to a refugee camp in Guinea. With PAIR's help, she was granted asylum and reunited with her children. Fatima is now a U.S. citizen and a volunteer interpreter for PAIR. 

30 Years of PAIR!

PAIR Gala

 

Please help us celebrate 30 years of PAIR! Join us at our annual PAIR gala on June 3, 2019 as we celebrate our 30th Anniversary! The gala is a beautiful evening, marked by moving stories and inspirational people: our awardees, our clients, and our generous supporters. If you would like to learn more or sponsor the 2019 gala, please click below. 

Latest News


Thanks to PAIR, immigrant students learn their rights 

The Boston Globe covered "Know Your Rights" Day at Boston International Newcomers Academy (BINcA), where the PAIR staff and pro bono attorneys met with 500 high school students to discuss basic constitutional and immigration rights. 


PAIR Has Devoted Friends

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly covered PAIR’s post-election immigrant rights work and pro bono partnership with Ropes & Gray LLP: “While it may not have seen Trump windfall, PAIR Project has devoted legal friends.“



PAIR's "Know Your Rights" Initiative

PAIR has launched its community outreach “Know Your Rights” (“KYR”) initiative in response to the increased need for immigration legal services. These efforts are undertaken in partnership with the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and local non-profits. Since December 2016, PAIR has trained more than 300 lawyers across the state, and delivered 300 presentations to 12,000 people in community centers, health centers, places of worship, and schools.


#AirportLawyers

PAIR, in collaboration with OpenBoston, AILA, and IRAP, has been coordinating volunteer attorneys at Logan Airport to observe CBP’s compliance with the nationwide injunction of the January 27, 2017 executive order.


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