Winter clothing needed for immigrants and refugees

2017-12-08T13:07:25+00:00 December 8th, 2017|

Winter Clothing & Gear  Needed in Lowell, Boston, and Manchester, NH The oncoming winter brings new challenges to some IINE refugee and immigrant clients, many of whom are unused to the cold weather in New England. We are appealing to our community to help the people we support in Manchester, NH, Boston and Lowell to [...]

Dr. Noubar Afeyan honored at Golden Door Award Gala 2017

2017-12-06T17:39:17+00:00 December 4th, 2017|

IINE hosted our 36th Golden Door Award gala in Boston on November 30, 2017. The 700-seat ballroom at the Intercontinental Hotel was filled to capacity with leaders from the life science industry and other IINE supporters who gathered to celebrate refugees and immigrants - and to pay tribute to one very special former refugee, Dr. [...]

Part-time, Evening Receptionist

2017-11-21T17:46:06+00:00 November 21st, 2017|

The International Institute of New England, a nongovernmental, not-for-profit, New England-based organization dedicated to addressing the needs and rights of refugees and immigrants, is seeking a part-time, evening Receptionist for its Boston office. A dynamic, forward-looking, smart and rapidly growing non-profit organization, we seek well-qualified, solutions-focused candidates who are experts in their respective fields. Candidates need [...]

Interpreters (all sites, part time)

2017-11-21T17:47:13+00:00 November 9th, 2017|

The International Institute of New England, a nongovernmental, not-for-profit, New England-based organization dedicated to addressing the needs and rights of refugees and immigrants, regularly hires interpreters at its Boston, Lowell and Manchester offices. A dynamic, forward-looking, smart and rapidly growing non-profit organization, we seek well-qualified, solutions-focused candidates who are experts in their respective fields. [...]

Evening ESL Instructor (Part-time)

2017-12-07T15:36:58+00:00 November 7th, 2017|

The International Institute of New England, a nongovernmental, not-for-profit, New England-based organization dedicated to addressing the needs and rights of refugees and immigrants, is seeking an Evening ESL Instructor for its Manchester office. A dynamic, forward-looking, smart and rapidly growing non-profit organization, we seek well-qualified, solutions-focused candidates who are experts in their respective fields. [...]

America: The Persian Rug

2017-11-02T15:52:01+00:00 October 27th, 2017|

This is the first blog in a series of posts highlighting immigrants in business across New England. Today, Massachusetts is made up of more than one million immigrants, with approximately one out of every seven residents being foreign-born. These new Americans are entrepreneurs, job creators, taxpayers, and consumers, making them critical contributors to Massachusetts’ [...]

Happy Halloween! (Or, Happy Allhalloween, All Hallows’ Eve, or All Saints’ Eve!)

2017-11-01T21:42:00+00:00 October 26th, 2017|

    In the United States, children and adults alike have been preparing for Halloween for several weeks; searching for the perfect costume, decorating homes, and buying candy for trick-or-treaters (one quarter of all the candy sold annually in the U.S. is purchased for this day!) While Halloween continues to be a very popular [...]

End Of Year State Of The Org

2017-11-07T19:59:44+00:00 October 24th, 2017|

Dear Friends: In 1918, the year before we opened the International Institute in Lowell, Congress adopted legislation allowing the U.S. to deport foreign-born people – without due process – if they were affiliated with any group opposed to organized government. In 1924, the year our Boston site opened, President Calvin Coolidge signed into [...]

FACT & FICTION: Debunking myths about immigrants and refugees

2017-11-07T19:46:40+00:00 October 17th, 2017|

August 10, 2017 “It’s a fact: Immigrants make communities safer” The impact of immigration on every part of society is a topic consistently debated both in the news and on social media. As supporters of New Americans, the International Institute of New England (IINE) takes this opportunity to share facts and information that de-bunk [...]

Still Standing with Refugees

2017-11-07T20:01:19+00:00 October 17th, 2017|

FROM THE CEO’S DESK   Since the International Institute of New England (IINE) began hosting the Suitcase Stories series in April 2017, more than 1,000 people have attended a show and had their hearts and minds changed forever. Since the IINE community just wrapped up our final 2017 performance of Suitcase Stories in Boston, I’m taking the [...]