Mass Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA)


  • Overview of Organization and Services:
    The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) is the largest organization in New England promoting the rights and integration of immigrants and refugees. We serve the Commonwealth's one million foreign-born residents with policy analysis and advocacy, institutional organizing, training and leadership development, and strategic communications. The Coalition involves an active membership of over 130 organizations, including community-based groups, social service organizations, ethnic associations, schools, refugee resettlement agencies, health centers and hospitals, religious institutions, unions, and law firms, as well as thousands of individual members, contributors, and allies.

    The website provides links and resources for the foreign-born on citizenship, healthcare, legal services, and more.
  • Additional Info:
    Safe Communities Act
    Public charge
    DACA and Dreamers
    Education & capacity-building
    Temporary Protected Status
    Immigrant integration


  • Demographics Served:
    Adults: 19+, Children: 12 and under, Families, Seniors: 60+, Youth: 13-18
  • City/Towns Served:
    Amesbury, Newbury (incl. Byfield), Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury, West Newbury
  • Types of Services Provided:
    Immigrant Services, Legal Assistance