Juvenile Criminal Defense

IIU Intake Form for Criminal Defense

General Resources on Juvenile Criminal Defense

Duties of Defense Attorneys in Massachusetts

IIU Training Power Point: Immigration Consequences for Juveniles

IIU Guide to Immigration Consequences of Massachusetts Criminal Convictions (April 2022)Please note that Appendix 3 of the IIU Guide (Immigration Consequences of Selected Massachusetts Offenses Reference Chart) has been removed. Appendix 3 from 2018, and all prior charts, is out of date and should no longer be relied upon. Please contact the IIU for up-to-date information about specific offenses.

DACA and Criminal Bars (August 2020)

 A Guide for Immigrant Youth with Green Cards

Factsheet: Young Children of Immigrants (Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Coalition)

Education and Special Education Rights for Immigrant and Latinx Families

Youthful Offenders

Please contact the IIU by submitting an Intake Form for advice on individual cases and to receive the most up-to-date analysis of youthful offender charges.

Special Immigrant Juveniles

Update on Special Immigrant Juvenile Classification (SIJ)

Please log into MyGideon to view the most recent webinars on SIJ and on representing immigrant children in Juvenile Court. If you are a court-appointed attorney, please contact the IIU for sample SIJ motions for C&P, CRA, PYA, and delinquency cases.

ICE Arrests and Detention