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IINE Statement on Trump Administration Refugee Cap for Upcoming Fiscal Year

September 18th, 2018|

Trump Administration Refugee Cap for Upcoming Fiscal Year... This isn't the kind of news we want to share on Citizenship Day, or any day. Needless to say, the IINE community is very disappointed by this short-sighted and mean-spirited policy. Refusing refugees means that deserving [...]

A Tribute to Bob Sullivan

July 26th, 2018|

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of IINE, we are looking back at our organization’s history and recognizing some unique efforts made by the staff and volunteers who contributed their time and expertise to help improve the lives of immigrants and [...]

Recent Program Highlights

July 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, [...]

Meet Biar Kon

June 28th, 2018|

All you really need to know about Biar Kon is this: in the right shoes, under a spotlight, he is unstoppable. During last week’s Suitcase Stories performance on World Refugee Day, he gave a tour-de-force storytelling presentation before a crowd of almost two hundred people.  In [...]

Unaccompanied Minor Program

June 20th, 2018|

The International Institute of New England provides unaccompanied minor children and their families reunifying support services in the United States. Many migrant families travel to the U.S. border together, but very often minors travel alone, separated from families members in their home countries and [...]

Employee Highlight: Sofie Sute

June 19th, 2018|

A graduate of Boston College (BA) and UMass Boston (MA), Sofie Suter works in IINE’s Boston office as a Case Manager for the Central American Unaccompanied Minor Program. Her job and department are unique because her clients are children, with whom she works for [...]

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