Juvenile Criminal Defense

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 (May 2018, without Appendix 3) Please note that the 2018 IIU Guide is in the process of being updated. Appendix 3 of that guide (Immigration Consequences of Selected Massachusetts Offenses Reference Chart) is out-of-date and has been removed as of July 2021. Appendix 3 from 2018, and all prior charts, 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)

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)

Sample SIJ Order for Delinquency Case

Sample SIJ Materials for Delinquency Case

SIJ Status in Probate and Juvenile Courts for Youth 18-21 (Recinos v. Escobar)

USCIS memo on Special Immigrant Juveniles, 2009

ICE Arrests and Detention