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Posted by The IRC on February 8th, 2016
A bill that could have halted U.S. resettlement of Syrian and Iraqi refugees was defeated in the Senate last week. Banning these innocent victims will not make America safer. Many thanks to everyone who asked your Senators to support refugee resettlement. more »
Posted by The IRC on November 20th, 2015
Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would restrict the resettlement of Syrians and Iraqis who are fleeing violence and terror. Our latest post on Medium examines four myths that drive such misguided efforts and threaten the safety of vulnerable refugees. more »
Posted by The IRC on November 18th, 2015
The United States has long offered refuge to those fleeing persecution and war. Resettlement of refugees of all races, religions and national origins has been one of the success stories of our country. Now is not the time to abandon this proud tradition. The IRC's work and how you can help. more »
Posted by The IRC on February 17th, 2015
The IRC hosts New York Fashion Week Pop-Up featuring chef Marco Canora’s bone broth and a photo exhibit from Sudanese model Nykhor Paul. more »
Posted by The IRC on October 2nd, 2014
The IRC was announced today as the first-ever official charity partner for the annual New Year's Eve celebrations in New York's Times Square. more »
Posted by The IRC on July 21st, 2014
Against the backdrop of a perfect summer evening, almost 300 guests gathered on July 16 for the Fourth Annual GenR Summer Party at David Burke Garden in New York City's James Hotel. more »
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Posted by The IRC on July 4th, 2014
Forced to flee violence in Iraq, Bushra Naji and her family were resettled by the IRC in New York City in 2008. Watch and share her story to celebrate the Fourth of July, America's Independence Day. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 20th, 2014
The IRC introduced Nawida Saidhosin to the League of Kitchens, a New York-based workshop provides classes for small groups of students in the homes of immigrant cooks. Nawida was one of the six chosen to share her delicious recipes of Afghan cuisine. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 19th, 2014
June 20 is World Refugee Day. IRC offices across the United States and around the world are honoring the resilience and courage of refugees with a variety of events throughout the month of June. Here's a sampling. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 9th, 2014
The IRC is pleased to partner with Human Rights Watch to present two powerful films on refugee rights at the New York Human Rights Watch Film Festival, June 12-22. more »