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Ukrainian Refugees: Frequently Asked Questions: Updated April 8, 2022

April 8th, 2022|

Many have been fleeing Ukraine since March 1, 2022, due to the escalation of a conflict with Russia that has caused civilian casualties and the destruction of civilian infrastructure. Those leaving are seeking safety, protection, and assistance. The majority are Ukrainian women, children, and [...]

IINE applauds Biden administration for providing a pathway to U.S. protection for 100,000 Ukrainians

March 24th, 2022|

The International Institute of New England (IINE) welcomes the encouraging news that the Biden administration is planning to admit up to 100,000 refugees from Ukraine to the United States. Together with our partners in communities in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, we stand ready to support [...]

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

December 9th, 2021|

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 for including $12 Million to support Afghan arrivals in the final spending bill sent to Governor Baker’s desk on [...]

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

November 1st, 2021|

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 that draws from last year’s state budget surplus and over [...]

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 [...]

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