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Volunteer Spotlight: Karen Montague on Creating Community for Afghan Women in New Hampshire

May 12th, 2023|

In our Volunteer Spotlight series, we catch up with cherished IINE volunteers to hear more about their passion and experiences (read our first installment with Resettle Together volunteer Tom Barrington here). Our latest installment features Karen Montague, who has been volunteering [...]

Is This America? Biden’s New Asylum Rule Closes the Door on Desperate Families as Title 42 Expires

May 11th, 2023|

The International Institute of New England stands in opposition to the Biden administration’s announcement of a new asylum rule, which will limit life-saving opportunities for those seeking peace in the United States. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) [...]

Volunteer Spotlight: Tom Barrington Reflects on Sponsoring an Afghan Family of Nine

April 21st, 2023|

In honor of National Volunteer Week, we recently caught up with a number of our cherished IINE volunteers to hear more about their passion and experiences. First up: Tom Barrington, the leader of a Resettle Together community sponsor group. Resettle Together [...]

Two Local Resettlement Agencies Address Biden’s Proposed Asylum Ban

March 7th, 2023|

Ascentria Care Alliance and the International Institute of New England are human services organizations that have been welcoming and serving immigrants in New England communities for over a century. While our organizations understand the pressure that President Biden is under to address the influx [...]

It’s Hard and it’s Wonderful – Leading a Family Support Team

February 9th, 2023|

In January, IINE-Lowell hosted an event celebrating both our extraordinary clients and the community volunteers who help support them. One highlight was a speech by Jane Blumberg, a former elementary school teacher who coordinates one of IINE-Lowell’s volunteer Family Support Teams. Like many volunteers, [...]

Maggie Burns joins the International Institute of New England as new Vice President of Principal and Major Gifts

November 22nd, 2022|

BOSTON –November 14, 2022 - The International Institute of New England (IINE) announces Maggie Burns as its new vice president of principal and major gifts.   A leader and mentor in the field of nonprofit fundraising, Maggie will manage a portfolio of IINE’s principal donors [...]

IINE Expands Programming to Serve Unaccompanied Children arriving in New England and New York

November 17th, 2022|

BOSTON – Nov. 17, 2022 - The International Institute of New England (IINE) is expanding its program to aid unaccompanied children as they arrive in the United States through the U.S. asylum system following an Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) announcement expanding program eligibility [...]

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