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 September 2021 Efforts Underway To Resettle 900 Afghan Evacuees In Mass. WBUR
 September 2021 900 Afghan evacuees expected to be resettled in Massachusetts The Patriot Ledger
 September 2021 Up to 900 Afghan evacuees headed to Massachusetts Boston Herald
 September 2021 1,000 Afghan Refugees Set to Arrive in Mass., NH NBC News
 September 2021 In Lowell and elswhere, efforts underway to resettle 900 Afghan evacuees The Sun
 September 2021 Mass. Planners Expecting Arrivals Of 900 Afghans State House News
 September 2021 Massachusetts Prepares To Welcome 900 Refugees From Afghanistan CBS Boston
 September 2021  Agencies prepare for Afghan arrivals to Concord Concord Monitor
 September 2021 Agencies in New Hampshire work on resettling Afghan refugees AP News
 September 2021 NH agencies file proposals to resettle Afghan refugees with U.S. Department of State WMUR
 September 2021 Agencies in New Hampshire Work on Resettling Afghan Refugees US News
 September 2021 New Hampshire preparing to welcome 125 Afghan evacuees Union Leader
 September 2021 Moulton talks about Kabul visit at concert to support Afghan refugees Gloucester Times
 September 2021 Afghan Refugees Expected to Arrive ‘Any Day’ in N.H. and Mass. NHPR
 September 2021 AROUND CAPE ANN: Cape Ann Big Band show to aid Afghan refugees Gloucester Times
 September 2021 Community mobilizes to aid Afghan allies The Sun
 September 2021 Collaborative effort underway to resettle Afghan evacuees in Lowell Sentinel & Enterprise
 September 2021 Group Looking To Settle 150+ Afghan Refugees In Lowell Area Patch
 September 2021 Rescuing Afghan Refugees: Finding Redemption amidst the Wreckage of Collapse Ricochet
 September 2021 Collaborative effort underway to resettle Afghan evacuees in Lowell The Sun
 September 2021 Seth Moulton fighting for refugee status for Afghan evacuees Boston Herald
 September 2021 Mass., R.I. resettlement agencies prepare to welcome an influx of Afghan evacuees The Boston Globe
 September 2021 Gov. Baker says state will be ‘as helpful as we can be’ for Afghan refugees Metro West Daily News
 August 2021 Aid groups expect Afghan refugees to resettle in Massachusetts Masslive
 August 2021 Our Turn: Let’s welcome all refugees Concord Monitor
 August 2021 What’s Next For Afghan Refugees? WBUR
 August 2021 Here’s how to help Afghan refugees right now
 August 2021 The burdens of extreme heat Eagle Times
 August 2021 All The Possibilities | Edwards Eyes Senate | Few Legal Options MassterList
 August 2021 Governor Baker criticizes ‘catastrophe’ in Afghanistan, suggests Mass. would accept Afghan refugees Boston Globe
 August 2021 Refugee agencies in New England prepared to help people fleeing from Afghanistan WMUR
 August 2021 Afghan Translators Need To Be Protected, Officials Agree. But What About Afghan Refugees? WGBH
 August 2021
Rising housing costs prove a barrier to refugee resettlement Boston Business Journal
 July 2021
State sees bump in new refugee arrivals The Laconia Daily Sun
 July 2021
N.H. Sees a Small Bump In New Refugee Arrivals NHPR
 June 2021
Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Lowell Community Health Center “even more extraordinary place today” Lowell Sun
 April 2021
Vertex CEO Reshma Kewalramani to Receive Golden Door Award India New England News
April 2021
Student Experience Profile: Diana Filar, English The Connected PhD
March 2021 International Institute of New England relocates to Lowell Community Health Center Lowell Sun
January 2021 Biden immigration bill, 8-year citizenship path have advocates hopeful, but cautious Telegram
January 2021 Baker-Polito Administration Announces $1Million Grant to […] Mass Gov
January 2021 Suitcase Stories: Boston Immigrants Unpack 2020 NBC Boston
January 2021 Groups band together to share vaccine info Lowell Sun
January 2021 New members bring diverse skills and broad representation to Foundation Laconia Daily Sun
December 2020 Immigrant Storytellers Will Share Their Personal Stories During An Event On January 14 In Boston Patch
December 2020 Community TV listings Haverhill Gazette
December 2020 Ask The Expert: Storytelling (Virtual) WGBH
December 2020 Revere Works Coalition Launches Interactive Employment Resource Website Revere Journal
November 2020 The Great Immigrant; Moderna’s Lebanese- Armenian Chairman, Noubar Afeyan Scoop Empire
November 2020 Trump and Biden differ sharply on immigration policy CommonWealth Magazine
August 2020 After 19 years in refugee camps, a new home in Lowell CommonWealth Magazine
August 2020 Online Adult Ed Has Challenges, But You Can’t Beat the Commute WBUR
July 2020 Wellesley High School students help refugees turn the Next Page The Swellesley Report
June 2020 Arrigo Announces Launch of Revere Works Revere Journal
June 2020 From Uganda, to success at Lowell High The Lowell Sun
May 2020 International Institute’s Suitcase Stories now streaming online Bay State Banner
May 2020 Thousands wait to take US Citizenship oath amid virus delays Associated Press (AP)
May 2020 Silver Linings and Solveable Problems: a profile of Emma Tobin, Managing Director, Lowell
May 2020 IINE’s Xan Weber on NHPR’s The Exchange: Refugee Communities Challenges & Resiliency NHPR
May 2020 Immigrant Services in Pandemic: IINE’s Emma Tobin Panel Appearance on History in Lowell LTC
Apr 2020 Providing Successful Remote Services: Tips from International Institute of New England Switchboard
Apr 2020 Immigration advocates slam Trump’s decision to suspend Immigration The Boston Herald
Mar 2020  As Coronavirus Spreads, Undocumented Immigrants are Losing Jobs The Boston Globe
Mar 2020 An Iraqi Family is Among Last Refugees Resettled in Mass. WBUR
Mar 2020 Bob Baines and his Breakfast Don’t Need a Rainbow Manchester Ink
 Feb 2020 Medford Resident Devotes Career to Immigrant Integration & Storytelling Medford Local
Jan 2020 Learning, Building and Responding in New Hampshire: Trafficking Prevention Month NHHTCTF
Dec-19 Nashua joins Manchester, Concord in accepting refugee resettlement Union Leader
Dec-19 A “Sense of Belonging” Boston immigrant advocates explore community potential  BCBSMA
Dec 19 Aldermen, Craig support continuing refugee resettlement in Manchester Union Leader
Dec 19 MCC student gives back to his former refugee camp Lowell Sun
Nov-19 Lowell stories featured in ICA migrant exhibit Lowell Sun
Nov-19 “We cannot make the journey alone,” Northeastern University president Joseph Aoun Northeastern News
Oct-19 Exploring the human experience of immigration at ICA Boston Bay State Banner
Oct-19 Honors Program hosts Suitcase Stories, showcasing the immigrant experience Curry College
Oct -19 Ten Powerful Immigrant Accounts from Suitcase Stories WGBH
Oct-19 “My kids need me”: Congolese family among thousands affected MassLive
Oct-19 Brookline Nonprofit Supports Immigration Education and Resources The Patch
Oct-19 Massachusetts to continue accepting refugees following executive order, governor says MassLive
Oct-19 Oxfam, other nonprofits urge feds to raise refugee cap Washington Post
Oct-19 New Trump administration refugee limits will strike close to home for some in Ma The Boston Globe
Sep-19 Immigrants and refugees to share stories The Telegraph
Jul-19 Report sheds light on lives of immigrants in Lowell The Lowell Sun
Jul-19 Report: Immigrants play crucial role in Lowell’s economy and workforce WBUR
Jun-19 Needhamites Tell Their Suitcase Stories Hometown Weekly
Jun-19 Unpacking Suitcase Stories Jewish Boston
Jun-19 From Uganda to Manchester: A refugee’s story NH Parenting Magazine
Jun-19 Exploring NH’s Refugee Program NH Public Radio
Apr-19 From arts to education to faith, Lowell 100 honorees have always reached out The Lowell Sun
Apr-19 Celebrating 100 years of service to immigrants in Lowell Lowell TeleMedia Center (LTC)
Apr-19 As census approaches, advocates worry immigrants will be undercounted NH Union Leader
Apr-19 Trump’s threatened migrant influx would strain MA sanctuary cities Boston Herald
Mar-19 Nursing Assistants in Lowell program enriched by roots far away Lowell Sun
Mar-19 Speaker delves into workplace diversity Nashua Telegraph
Mar-19 Chinese women having a new impact: International Women’s Day Sinovision TV
Feb-19 Opening the Golden Door – column PharmaLive
Jan-19 On stage, the immigrant experience Lowell Sun
Dec-18 Medford resident to speak at TedX Natick Wicked Local Medford
Dec-18 Everyday Angels Make Holidays Brighter Seacoast Online
Dec-18 Specialized programs offer immigrants resources Sampan Online
Dec-18 2018 “It” List from New Hampshire Magazine featuring IINE Staffer NH Magazine
Nov-18 Volunteers Work to Make a Difference Eagle Tribune
Nov-18 Panelists credit BC with global careers Boston College: The Heights
Sep-18 The Nonexistent- How the world came together to decide whether climate refugees are a real thing The Weather Channel
Sep-18 Suitcase Stories puts resettled refugees on Manchester stage NHPR
Jun-18 Beneficiary Spotlight: Lovin’ Spoonfuls visits IINE Lovin’ Spoonfuls web site
Jun-18 N.H. Reacts to SCOTUS Ruling NHPR
Jun-18 Mass advocates and Congressional members blast ruling WBUR
Jun-18 This is their new home Eagle Tribune
Jun-18 Sandown couple opens home to refugees for yearly celebration Union Leader
Jun-18 Tales of hope and pursuit of life in America Boston Globe  (PDF)
May-18 How one unaccompanied minor made her way to Massachusetts WBUR
May-18 Five great myths about immigration Boston Globe
May-18 Lexington’s Cary Library debuts Massmouth’s Suitcase Stories Unpacked Wicked Local
Apr-18 Story slam to bring immigrant voices to Hingham The Patriot Ledger
Apr-18 International Institute opens new center, closer to downtown clients it serves Manchester Ink Link
Apr-18 US has cut inflow of refugees to a trickle, dousing hopes upstream The Christian Science Monitor
Apr-18 What everyone can learn from immigrants’ personal stories Boston Globe
Feb-18 Increased Security Measures Adds To Uncertainty For N.H. Refugee Families NHPR
Feb-18 How immigrants shape the local economy MetroWest Daily News
Feb-18 South Shore group provides hospitality for all Wicked Local
Jan-18 One of the original Dreamers fights for DACA Boston Globe
Jan-18 How President Trump’s executive order created a unifying moment for our country Oxfam America
Jan-18 Original Dreamer Fights for DACA Extension The Boston Globe
Jan-18 For Two Rohingya Refugees, A New Life Begins In Boston WGBH
Dec-17 Immigrant Refugee Aid Group Honors Afeyan Armenian Mirror Spectator
Dec-17 After humanitarian honor Flagship’s Afeyan states case for immigration xConomy
Nov-17 We Feel Like We Are All Family: Somali Refugees Share Their First Thanksgiving In Lowell WBUR
Nov-17 As Tillerson Calls For Investigation Into The Rohingya Crisis, Two Refugees Arrive In Boston WGBH
Oct-17 TripAdvisor Global Volunteer Month Video  TripAdvisor
Oct-17 A & E Coffee & Tea partners with International Institute of New England to aid refugees Manchester Ink Link
Sep-17 Manchester Local Refugee Running for Alderman at Age 20 NHPR
Sep-17 Fewer refugees in N.H. could add to State’s labor shortage  NHPR
Sep-17 Lawmakers: Extend Refugees Protection  Lowell Sun
Sep-17 CGS to phase outfall enrollment, start all first-year students in London program. The Daily Free Press
Sep-17 How ‘the Ellis Island of the South’ is teaching Americans to care for immigrants Desert News
Sep-17 A step at a time, a refugee family adjusting well to life in Lowell Lowell Sun
Aug-17 Program on refugee stories slated at Hancock Library The Keene Sentinel
Aug-17 6 immigrants talk about the anxiety of living in Trump’s America Vox
Aug-17 Documentary will highlight Iraqi refugee’s life story Lowell Sun
Aug-17 After travel ban, Lowell-area refugees fret for families overseas Lowell Sun
Jul-17 FMHT Hosts Policy Workshop on Refugee Resettlement Boston University
Jul-17 As refugees dwindle, resettlement agencies face cuts Boston Globe
Jul-17 Cambridge welcomes refugees, but few are resettled there Boston Globe
Jun-17 US travel ban: Confusion all around as Supreme Court ruling sets ‘bona fide relationship’ criteria First Post
Jun-17 Pedaling help for new refugees The Andover Townsman
Jun-17 Need some Clarity Soon’: Anxieties rise for some after High Court partially revives Trump Travel Ban WBUR
May-17 Fears and confusion of refugees under Trump Emerson Graduate Student
May-17 Refugees, immigrants share stories at UML Lowell Sun
May-17 Refugees in New England working hard to make America home WCVB
May-17 Immigration:  Illegal Immigrants WCVB
May-17 Refugees are still arriving, but are they getting what they need? WGBH
May-17 Refugee Resettlement Agency Seeks to Connect Cultures Through Live Storytelling WBUR
Apr-17 Volleyball fundraiser serves up funds for local community group Umass Lowell
Apr-17 Congolese refugees take halting steps in new land Boston Globe
Apr-17 Photos: Refugee family adjusts to a new life in Lowell Boston Globe
Apr-17 Syrian Refugees Laud U.S. Strike and, in ‘New Emotion,’ Trump New York Times
Apr-17 Local Syrians divided in their reaction to US military action Boston Globe
Apr-17 Boston Foundation donates $170K to some nonprofits helping immigrants Wicked Local Roslindate
Mar-17 Trump’s Travel ban has serious financial consequences for refugee resettlement agencies Vermont Public Radio
Mar-17 Temple Beth David to host guest speaker Wicked Local Canton
Mar-17 Musica Sacra Crosses the Red Sea The Boston Music Intelligencer
Mar-17 Jenna Baker ’18 organizes ‘Spotlight on Syria’ event The Saint Anslem Crier
Mar-17 Boston Celebrates International Women’s Day WBUR
Mar-17 Trump’s Revised Travel Order Addresses Some Concern, But Mass. Advocates Say Intent is the Same WBUR
Mar-17 A New World, A New Life Lowell Sun
Mar-17 Koutoujian: President wrong on immigration enforcement Lowell Sun
Feb-17 Walsh affirms Boston’s role as sanctuary city Boston Globe
17-Feb Refugees, immigrants in NH share their stories WMUR
17-Feb Manchester refugees share tales of horror from the past, find hope for the future Union Leader
17-Feb Refugee Resettlement Resumes in N.H., But Future of Program Uncertain” NHPR
17-Feb Immigration order continues to rile in NH” Union Leader
17-Feb Syrian Refugee Family Completes A Journey That Almost Didn’t Happen WBUR
17-Feb Group that gives refugees a helping hand welcomes newest arrivals to U.S. Metro Boston
17-Feb Despite Trump ban, there are other ways to help refugees Lowell Sun
17-Feb A Syrian Refugee Family’s Journey to America Channel One
17-Feb Trump refugee travel ban spurs Greater Lowell groups to action Lowell Sun
17-Feb Joy and relief supplant fear and frustration at Logan Boston Globe
17-Feb New faces are still welcome in Lowell Lowell Sun
17-Feb Trump bashes judge who lifted immigration New Hampshire Union Leader
17-Feb At Syrian bakery in Concord, Shaheen vow to fight Trump’s refugee ban Concord Monitor
17-Feb A whole new world for refugee family resettling in NE” Boston Globe
17-Feb Logan’s last refugees, and the implications of the ban WGBH
17-Feb Lowell refugees saddened by Trump immigration order Lowell Sun
17-Feb Wheaton College creates scholarship for refugees targeted under Trump’s ban Metro
17-Feb Letter: Plight of refugees Concord Monitor
17-Feb Belmont Groups screen films of refugees with goal of greater understanding Belmontonian
17-Jan After Trump’s executive order, refugees who were N.H. bound now on hold NHPR
17-Jan 15 refugees headed for NH are put on hold after ban, while dozens more wait
17-Jan Mass. Agencies Scramble to Resettle Refugees – But They Move Amid Legal Chaos WBUR
17-Jan Hundreds of NH refugees fit ban profile New Hampshire Union Leader
17-Jan Standing with New Americans NH Charitable Fund
17-Jan Trump’s actions on immigration are felt in Boston area WBUR
17-Jan Protesters, Experts Call Trump’s Immigration Orders Divisive CBS Boston
17-Jan Heartbreak and Anger follow Trump’s immigration order Boston Globe
17-Jan Somali family resettled in Lowell Worries for other refugees as Trump promises restrictions WBUR
17-Jan A city built on refugees looks at Trump’s plan with fear New York Times
17-Jan Trump’s proposed refugee ban panned, but not by everyone New Hampshire Union Leader
17-Jan These are the faces of Trump’s ban CNN
17-Jan Resettled, now unsettled: Muslim refugees reel from Trump’s order Boston Globe
17-Jan Refugees Worried about President Trump’s Immigration Crackdown
17-Jan Katie McQuaid’s Scene in Manchester: Event showcases ‘Manchester: A Home for All’ New Hampshire Union Leader
16-Dec New Refugees Find Hope, Help, and Some Resistance in the Granite State NHPR
16-Dec America’s Test Kitchen Radio Podcast America’s Test Kitchen
16-Dec Mark Hayward’s City Matters: Community rallies around Syrian Family New Hampshire Union Leader
16-Nov N.H. Refugee Organization Sees Uptick in Volunteers Through Political Season NHPR
16-Nov For immigrants, a Thanksgiving fete after a contensious election The Boston Globe
16-Nov Humans Just Like Me and You Lowell Sun
16-Nov Thanksgiving Lowell Sun
16-Oct As Number of Syrian Refugees Resettled In Mass. Increases, Community Shows Support
16-Oct Clothing drive in belmont provides 196 bags of warm winter clothes for refugees in Lowell Wicked Local Belmont
16-Oct Mark Hayward’s City Matters: Syrian refugees now call Manchester Home New Hampshire Union Leader
16-Oct An outpouring of support for refugees The Boston Globe