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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 [...]

June 20 is World Refugee Day

June 4th, 2018|

The global refugee crisis impacts families and individuals across the earth whose lives have been upended by violence, war, and  persecution. Despite policies that have limited admissions to the U.S., the International Institute of New England will welcome more than 200 refugees this year.  [...]

Meet Mirfat and her family

May 10th, 2018|

Mirfat Abbas Al-Sakkaf, like every mom on the planet, worries about her children before she worries about herself. Lying in a hospital bed in Ethiopia two years ago, she was just conscious enough to hear doctors telling her children she might die that day. [...]

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