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What we’re all about

We create opportunities for refugees and immigrants to succeed through resettlement, education, career advancement and pathways to citizenship.

Our Vision

Refugees and immigrants are able to realize their dreams and contribute
to New England’s growth and prosperity.

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Where we work

Boston, MA

Manchester, NH

Lowell, MA

How we work

Refugee Resettlement

Services For New Americans

Employment Support

2906, 2020

A collaboration between local organizations has brought fresh produce each week to the kitchens of newcomer families in Lowell, Massachusetts.

The International Institute of New England officially suspended all its in-person services on March 13. Ever since, we have been working tirelessly and creatively to continue to support our immigrant and refugee communities. We had to adapt to these unprecedented circumstances and keep providing the critical employment, case management, and legal immigration services we have been providing for more than 100 years. In the diverse city of Lowell Massachusetts, our team continues to operate support programs for refugees and immigrants.  As COVID-19 spread, [...]

2306, 2020

IINE Statement on June 22, 2020 Presidential Proclamation Temporarily Suspending Entry of Certain Immigrants into the United States

On June 22, 2020, President Trump signed a proclamation suspending the entry of certain nonimmigrant workers and their family members. The order directly impacts the following nonimmigrant workers: H-1B: Specialty Occupations H-2B: Temporary Non-Agricultural Workers J-1: Exchange Visitors (interns, trainees, teachers, camp counselors, au pairs, and summer work travel programs) L-1: Intracompany Transferees This order is effective June 24, 2020 and will remain in place through at least December 31, 2020 with the possibility [...]