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Information for immigrant families: Public Charge policy changes start October 15, 2019

August 22nd, 2019|

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a new public charge rule, which will go into effect on October 15th.  The rule includes a requirement that immigrants seeking a change in status (i.e., a green card) “must demonstrate that they have not, [...]

A message from the President & CEO: Here’s why we should fight the Trump Administration’s proposed policy

July 18th, 2019|

A message from IINE CEO, Jeff Thielman, on new federal guidelines released this week "A well-founded fear of persecution." Since 1951, that phrase has been the global standard for asylum-seekers desperate for a safe future. “Fear of persecution” is a lawyerly way of generalizing [...]

New American Economy: Lowell Report

July 10th, 2019|

LOWELL - The International Institute of New England (IINE), along with other service providers and business leaders in Lowell are proud to release a new report highlighting the significant economic contributions immigrants make to Lowell. This research project, in conjunction with New American Economy's [...]

Meet Sofie

June 27th, 2019|

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

Intellia Therapeutics organizes volunteers to support education and child reunification in Massachusetts

May 30th, 2019|

In May, 20 volunteers from Cambridge-based Biotech firm Intellia Therapeutics  visited IINE offices to tackle an office-wide spring cleaning and provide behind-the-scenes support to refugees, immigrants, and unaccompanied immigrant minors. Intellia’s team started with lunch and an info-session to learn about refugee affairs [...]

IINE’s Legal Services bring newcomers to the next step in their immigration journey

May 30th, 2019|

For many people who need help with their immigration paperwork and applications, attorney fees are often the most expensive part of the process. In order to provide affordable and reliable legal help, the International Institute recently relaunched a Legal Immigration Forms Service (LIFS), available [...]

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