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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

2711, 2019

Witness to a true “Melting Pot,” IINE from a newcomer’s perspective

The Golden Door Award Gala from a Newcomer's Perspective by Sarra Briki, Marketing & Communications Intern International Institute of New England This past week, I had the honor of attending the International Institute of New England’s (IINE) 38th Golden Door Award Gala honoring Dr. Joseph E. Aoun, President of Northeastern University. I never expected to find myself surrounded by such an influential and diverse audience. I also never expected to feel a sense of [...]

2511, 2019

“Every immigrant needs the support of a community…” – Dr. Joseph Aoun, Golden Door Award honoree

Seven hundred people gathered at Matthews Arena last night to honor Dr. Joseph E. Aoun, the president of Northeastern University, as he received the Golden Door award from the International Institute of New England (IINE). Dr. Aoun, a highly respected scholar, teacher, and academic innovator, spoke of his early days as a lonely and struggling graduate student at MIT. He recounted "wrestling" with English and having serious concerns about whether coming to America to [...]