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In Defense of DACA

July 19th, 2021|

On July 16th, a federal District Court judge in Texas halted new applicants to DACA or the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The ruling does not affect the more than 600,000 young people currently protected by DACA. In the written ruling, the judge [...]

A Joyous Welcome

July 19th, 2021|

Habimana Kabera and Leniya Mukamuganga met in the Democratic Republic of Congo and soon had to flee violence in their home country. Arriving in a refugee camp in Rwanda, they had seven children, now ages 7 to 22, over the next 25 years. [...]

Refugee Cap Raised to 62,500

May 4th, 2021|

The International Institute of New England (IINE) applauds President Biden’s decision to set the ceiling on the number of refugees the U.S. can admit to 62,500 people this year. The President’s determination gives hope to thousands of families here in the U.S. awaiting their [...]

A Critical Moment

April 20th, 2021|

Today a jury in Minneapolis convicted a White police officer of the murder of a Black man, George Floyd. Such a verdict is a rare event in the United States. The facts were never in dispute. Derek Chauvin placed his knee on George Floyd’s [...]

International Institute of New England (IINE) to be Housed at Lowell Community Health Center

February 19th, 2021|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 18, 2021Contacts:Diane Shohet, International Institute of New England, dshohet@iine.org, 617-801-5255 orClare Gunther, Lowell Community Health Center, ClareGu@lchealth.org, 978-746-7891International Institute of New England (IINE) to be Housed at Lowell Community Health Center Move will enhance organizations’ ability to provide comprehensive social services, education [...]

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