4 09, 2019

A “happily ever after” for one international couple

2020-04-21T19:38:12-04:00September 4th, 2019|

By Mariah Dennis, volunteer and contributing writer It was love at first click for Andrea and Kurt, when they met online in 2014. But, there was one problem with this twenty-first century love story: Andrea lived in Peru, and Kurt lived in Boston. They spent the next two years chatting online before finally meeting [...]

25 07, 2019

Meet Hailu: one of our newest citizens

2022-03-07T17:17:47-05:00July 25th, 2019|

Hailu is from Ethiopia. Earlier this year, he hired IINE's Legal Immigration Forms Service (LIFS) for help with his citizenship application. Ashley Wellbrock took on Hailu's case, prepared his application and forms, and helped him get ready for his citizenship interview. On July 11, 2019, Hailu became a U.S. citizen. When asked about his [...]

30 05, 2019

IINE’s Legal Services bring newcomers to the next step in their immigration journey

2022-03-07T17:22:31-05:00May 30th, 2019|

For many people who need help with their immigration paperwork and applications, attorney fees are often the most expensive part of the process. In order to provide affordable and reliable legal help, the International Institute recently relaunched a Legal Immigration Forms Service (LIFS), available to all, that provides high quality legal assistance at a [...]

20 12, 2018

Francisco’s Story

2022-03-07T17:30:18-05:00December 20th, 2018|

The International Institute’s engagement with “clients” often spans many years, beginning when we welcome new arrivals at the airport and continuing through intensive case management, English classes, job training and placement, and legal services. We are privileged to be part of our clients’ lives at many different points during their integration journeys. Not long [...]

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