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What we’re all about

We create opportunities for refugees and immigrants to succeed through resettlement, education, career advancement and pathways to citizenship.

Our Vision

Refugees and immigrants are able to realize their dreams and contribute
to New England’s growth and prosperity.

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Where we work

Boston, MA

Manchester, NH

Lowell, MA

How we work

Refugee Resettlement

Services For New Americans

Employment Support

1609, 2019

The Third Narrative about Immigrants: Why We Need Them As Much As They Need Us

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore.” For some, the words of poet Emma Lazarus, which have adorned the Statue of Liberty for over 100 years, are a call to help those who are suffering. For others, like Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the poem conjures fear that those who come to our shores, [...]

909, 2019

When newcomers become homeowners, families and communities benefit

By Brenna Foley, IINE-Lowell Bassam Almutawali is a refugee from Iraq who arrived with his family in July of 2014, and was resettled by IINE in Lowell. Bassam enrolled in IINE’s Individual Development Account Program in February of 2017. The IDA program allows  refugees, asylees, and other specialized immigrants to earn money while saving for a car, a home, higher education, or a small business launch. Bassam and his wife, Murooj, saved enough to [...]