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Refugee Agencies Praise MA Legislature for Approving $12 Million in Aid for Over a Thousand Afghan Arrivals

December 9th, 2021|

Press Contacts: Jeff Kinney, Ascentria Care Alliance,JKinney@ascentria.org, (774) 502-0429 Diane Shohet, International Institute of New England, dshohet@iine.org, (617) 695-0786 BOSTON, MA: Mass. Refugee Resettlement Agencies, the nonprofits tasked by the federal government with welcoming and resettling hundreds of Afghan immigrants, praised the MA legislature [...]

Refugee Agencies in MA Praise House Supplemental Budget that Includes $12 Million in Aid for Hundreds Fleeing Afghanistan

November 1st, 2021|

Press Contact: Diane Shohet, International Institute of New England, dshohet@iine.org Worcester, MA: Mass. Refugee Resettlement Agencies, the nonprofits tasked by the federal government with welcoming and resettling hundreds of Afghan immigrants, praised the inclusion of $12 million in the $3.65 billion House spending bill [...]

International Institute of New England (IINE) Statement on Community-Based Resettlement Models

October 27th, 2021|

The International Institute of New England (IINE) commends the U.S. Department of State’s commitment to quickly welcome and resettle evacuees from Afghanistan into U.S. communities. We are excited about the possibilities of new resettlement models that engage community groups across the country in receiving [...]

Lift Kids Out of Deep Poverty Act would help refugee families in “deep poverty”

October 5th, 2021|

Lift Kids Out of Deep Poverty, a set of bills being introduced by Representative Marjorie Decker and Senator Sal DiDomenico, would provide financial assistance to Massachusetts families with children living in poverty. The bills are targeted at families who are below [...]

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