New Lowell Immigration Court in Chelmsford, MA

Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) announced that on Monday, April 8, 2024, a new immigration court will open in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. The new court will be called the Lowell Immigration Court and there will be 21 immigration judges working in this court.

EOIR is sending official notices to all persons whose cases have been transferred to the Lowell Immigration Court that the hearing site has changed.

The clerks at the Boston, Masachusets Immigration Court can answer any questions about the new Lowell Immigration Court through Friday, April 5, 2024, if you call them at 617-565-3080. You can also check the status of your case at the online information system for immigration court cases of EOIR.

Lowell Immigration Court Location and Operation Details

Contact information and hours of operation for the Lowell Immigration Court is as follows:


Lowell Immigration Court
150 Apollo Drive, Suite 100
Chelmsford, MA 01824

Phone: 978-497-9000

Hours of operation: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Purpose of the Lowell Immigration Court

The opening of the new Lowell Immigration Court responds to EOIR's need to efficiently monitor and manage the immigration caseload nationwide, seeking to meet the needs of all involved in immigration court proceedings. The decision to establish new courts in areas of high case volume is a key effort to meet stakeholder demands and ensure a more streamlined and accessible court process for immigrants.

The EOIR strives to adjudicate immigration cases fairly, expeditiously and uniformly, reaffirming its mission to interpret and administer the nation's immigration laws under authority delegated by the Attorney General.