Resettlement in Miami
In 2010, the International Rescue Committee’s 22 regional offices helped resettle over 9,600 newly arrived refugees in the U.S. The IRC provided services to 24,500 refugees, asylees and victims of human trafficking. Here at the IRC we believe that refugee’ greatest resources are themselves. Showing them how to be self-sufficient in their new home is our highest priority. In the IRC’s Miami office we make this process as smooth for each refugee as possible.
The IRC’s Employment Department aims to provide each refugee with the knowledge and guidance they need in order to succeed and become independent. IRC staff accomplishes this goal by providing refugees with Employment Orientations. During these sessions, IRC staff discusses the new society in which these refugees have landed the job search and interview process, job application process, transit system, and many other things that contribute to their progression of becoming autonomous.
Recently, after receiving help from the IRC Employment Department, we are happy to announce that Elizabeth Perez, Jordanka Vega, Pedro Hoyos and Yordan Miso Gomez have all obtained jobs and are on their way to a successful resettlement process.