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Immigrants and Public Benefits -- BBT Training and Resource Materials


The following are materials are for the June 17, 2020 Immigrants and Public Benefits training. These are the core materials presented as part of the annual Mass Law Reform Institute and Mass Contining Legal Education Basic Benefits Training (BBT) Series.  We've also added some additional materials beyond the in-person training to assist you and your clients understand their rights and protections:

Immigration Basics for Benefits Purposes

Immigrants and Housing

Immigrants & Public Benefits-Health Materials 

Factsheet (English) here You may find it in other languages here, including: Arabic Bosnian Cape Verdean Creole Spanish Haitian Creole Khmer Nepali Portuguese Russian Somali Vietnamese Chinese

Cash and Nutrition Benefits


Public Charge


Public Benefits During COVID

Unemployment Insurance and COVID


Charitable Funds and COVID:


Additional documents for website






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