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.

Where we work

Boston, MA

Manchester, NH

Lowell, MA

How we work

Refugee Resettlement

Services For New Americans

Employment Support

1509, 2023

Migrants, Immigrants, Refugees, Asylum-Seekers, Parolees: Understanding the Key Differences

Migrants. Immigrants. Refugees. Asylum seekers. Parolees. They all leave their homes seeking a better life. Some leave by choice, others by dire necessity. The terms used to describe people who make these difficult decisions and journeys are determined by why they come, and the different legal rights they have when they arrive. Migrants and Immigrants The terms “Migrant” and “Immigrant” are not humanitarian legal statuses, just descriptors. Though usage varies, formally [...]

3108, 2023

IINE Statement on Biden Administration Extending and Redesignating TPS for Ukraine

The International Institute of New England (IINE) commends the Biden administration’s decision to extend and redesignate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Ukraine until April 2025. As Russia continues its relentless attacks on Ukraine—which have caused more than 5.1 million Ukrainians to be internally displaced and another 6.2 million to flee the country—returning to their home country is not a safe or viable option for Ukrainians. The TPS extension ensures the protection [...]

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