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Refugee Cap Raised to 62,500

May 4th, 2021|

The International Institute of New England (IINE) applauds President Biden’s decision to set the ceiling on the number of refugees the U.S. can admit to 62,500 people this year. The President’s determination gives hope to thousands of families here in the U.S. awaiting their [...]

A Critical Moment

April 20th, 2021|

Today a jury in Minneapolis convicted a White police officer of the murder of a Black man, George Floyd. Such a verdict is a rare event in the United States. The facts were never in dispute. Derek Chauvin placed his knee on George Floyd’s [...]

International Institute of New England (IINE) to be Housed at Lowell Community Health Center

February 19th, 2021|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 18, 2021Contacts:Diane Shohet, International Institute of New England, dshohet@iine.org, 617-801-5255 orClare Gunther, Lowell Community Health Center, ClareGu@lchealth.org, 978-746-7891International Institute of New England (IINE) to be Housed at Lowell Community Health Center Move will enhance organizations’ ability to provide comprehensive social services, education [...]

“Safer, stronger, and more prosperous”

February 5th, 2021|

Two weeks into the Biden-Harris Administration, IINE is encouraged to see continued executive action aimed at halting and reversing immigration policies that disrupted millions of lives, businesses, and families in refugee and immigrant communities throughout the United States.   Following six executive actions on his first day in office that protected DACA recipients, overturned the Muslim Ban, and injected humanity into removal proceedings, President Biden signed three additional Executive Orders this week impacting [...]

Inauguration Day

January 19th, 2021|

Tomorrow Joe Biden and Kamala Harris become President and Vice President of the United States. For the International Institute of New England, the change in administration is a welcome relief. At IINE, we look forward to working with the new administration in fulfilling its [...]

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