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5 06, 2019

IINE featured on NHPR, New Hampshire Public Radio

2019-06-04T13:11:10+00:00June 5th, 2019|

In the run up to World Refugee Day, IINE CEO Jeff Thielman was invited to appear on “The Exchange,”  with two former refugees and radio host Laura Knoy to talk about the current state of refugee resettlement in New Hampshire. The Exchange is New Hampshire's only locally produced statewide call-in talk show. https://www.nhpr.org/post/exploring-nhs-refugee-program-manchester#stream/0 [...]

22 05, 2019

A message from the President & CEO: Here’s why we should fight the Trump Administration’s proposed policy

2019-05-22T15:09:33+00:00May 22nd, 2019|

My colleagues sometimes refer to me as “Professor” Thielman because I require facts, data and a strategy debate before we adopt a policy at IINE. I take their ribbing, but I’m confident a fact-based approach to strategy is standard operating procedure for most organizations. Unfortunately, rigorous policy research isn’t the norm in the current [...]

11 04, 2019

Discovering Diversity, Experiencing New Cultures …Down the Street in Manchester, NH

2019-04-11T15:08:17+00:00April 11th, 2019|

For many years, Kerry lived in a diverse New York City neighborhood surrounded by people from different cultural backgrounds. So when she moved to Manchester, NH, she wasn’t used to being in a relatively small and more homogenous town. Kerry first heard about IINE when she attended a live performance of Suitcase Stories®, a [...]

22 02, 2019

Ten Minutes from Home, A World Away

2019-02-22T15:33:15+00:00February 22nd, 2019|

When Jordan, a senior at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH, signed up for a “Winter Break Community Service” trip through the college’s Campus Ministry office, she said she was surprised to learn her service assignment was not in a far-flung region of the country. It wasn’t even in a different state. Her placement [...]

14 12, 2018

IINE seeking public help in identifying 100 influential Lowellians

2019-02-04T22:09:18+00:00December 14th, 2018|

LOWELL - To mark 100 years of serving newcomers to Lowell, the International Institute of New England (IINE) will honor 100 Lowellians who have influenced, led, and been part of Lowell’s vibrant immigrant community. “Since our founding in 1918, the people of Lowell have been our partners in resettling, educating, and welcoming newcomers to [...]

3 12, 2018

A million reasons to celebrate: Golden Door Award Gala

2019-02-04T22:09:25+00:00December 3rd, 2018|

Thank you for being part of an historic night. IINE's 37th Golden Door Award Gala honoring Dr. Rafael Reif, the president of MIT, was a success because of you. Nearly 700 people from all across the globe gathered Thursday evening in the ballroom at the InterContinental Hotel to celebrate the leadership of Dr. Reif and [...]

9 07, 2018

Recent Program Highlights

2018-10-25T16:44:33+00:00July 9th, 2018|

All three sites hosted public events to honor World Refugee Day on June 20. Photos from the four events that day are posted on the IINE Facebook page. Thank you for making this year's World Refugee Day a memorable occasion for our clients, volunteers, and supporters. BOSTON - In April volunteers from Life [...]

8 05, 2018

Legal Immigration Forms Service Launches

2018-10-25T16:45:53+00:00May 8th, 2018|

Nearly every client that IINE serves across our three sites is in need of trustworthy and affordable assistance in adjusting their legal status in the U.S. IINE’s Legal Immigration Forms Service (LIFS) offers low-cost, high-quality support for a range of legal forms services in demand in the immigrant community, such as status adjustment, work authorization [...]