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Congratulations to our first graduating class: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

2019-03-15T17:53:49+00:00March 15th, 2019|

There was a standing ovation and some tears of joy this week as seven immigrant women became the first graduating class of IINE’s newest Skills Training Course. The  Creating New Avenues for Success (“CNA for Success “) program is a specialized workforce development course designed for immigrants seeking careers in the Certified Nursing Assistant [...]

THANK YOU for celebrating International Women’s Day with IINE

2019-03-14T05:52:02+00:00March 14th, 2019|

BREAKING NEWS Thanks to the generosity of all our event supporters, more than $130,000 was raised for IINE programs. We are very grateful to our gracious honorees, all those who attended, and to the many corporate and individual sponsors who made significant contributions. More than 500 people gathered in the [...]

Ten Minutes from Home, A World Away

2019-02-22T15:33:15+00:00February 22nd, 2019|

When Jordan, a senior at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH, signed up for a “Winter Break Community Service” trip through the college’s Campus Ministry office, she said she was surprised to learn her service assignment was not in a far-flung region of the country. It wasn’t even in a different state. Her placement [...]

2019 Live performance of Suitcase Stories®

2019-02-04T21:55:01+00:00January 14th, 2019|

Boston, MA- World Music/CRASHarts and The International Institute of New England (IINE) will present a live performance of Suitcase Stories® on Friday, February 1, 8pm at the Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Square, Somerville. Tickets are $28, reserved seating. For tickets and information call World Music/CRASHarts at 617-876-4275 or buy online at worldmusic.org. Suitcase Stories® [...]

Francisco’s Story

2019-02-04T22:09:02+00:00December 20th, 2018|

The International Institute’s engagement with “clients” often spans many years, beginning when we welcome new arrivals at the airport and continuing through intensive case management, English classes, job training and placement, and legal services. We are privileged to be part of our clients’ lives at many different points during their integration journeys. Not long [...]

IINE seeking public help in identifying 100 influential Lowellians

2019-02-04T22:09:18+00:00December 14th, 2018|

LOWELL - To mark 100 years of serving newcomers to Lowell, the International Institute of New England (IINE) will honor 100 Lowellians who have influenced, led, and been part of Lowell’s vibrant immigrant community. “Since our founding in 1918, the people of Lowell have been our partners in resettling, educating, and welcoming newcomers to [...]

Unaccompanied Minor Program

2018-12-13T16:08:00+00:00December 11th, 2018|

The International Institute of New England provides unaccompanied minor children and their families reunifying support services in the United States. Many migrant families travel to the U.S. border together, but very often minors travel alone, separated from families members in their home countries and crossing the U.S. border seeking safety and reunification.  Minors often [...]

A million reasons to celebrate: Golden Door Award Gala

2019-02-04T22:09:25+00:00December 3rd, 2018|

Thank you for being part of an historic night. IINE's 37th Golden Door Award Gala honoring Dr. Rafael Reif, the president of MIT, was a success because of you. Nearly 700 people from all across the globe gathered Thursday evening in the ballroom at the InterContinental Hotel to celebrate the leadership of Dr. Reif and [...]