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Get the latest updates and event listings from the International Rescue Committee in Dallas, TX, and learn how you can help welcome newly arrived refugees.


IRC in Dallas helps individuals detained by ICE receive a fair day in court

The IRC in Dallas has become a part of the Safety and Fairness for Everyone (SAFE) Network--a group of local communities dedicated to universal representation for immigrants facing detention and deportation.


Celebrating the Class of 2020

For the last four years, the IRC in Dallas has been holding a Robing Ceremony the night before graduation to honor fifteen high school graduates who started their journey in the US as refugees. Since we are unable to gather this year, we are sharing the great accomplishments of these remarkable students here.


Youth voices: Passing the kindness forward

Alice Innocent tells a story about how meeting an IRC volunteer upon her arrival to America has changed her future.


Volunteer Appreciation Week 2020

For National Volunteer Appreciation Week, we are highlighting some of our volunteers who have helped the IRC in Dallas this year.


Serving our community during COVID-19

Even though the IRC in Dallas’ physical offices had to close due to COVID-19, our work did not stop. Read about how our departments are evolving and changing to provide the same level of service in this time of crisis.


Giving Tuesday Now: May 5th

Join us on May 5th for #GivingTuesday Now, a global movement to support nonprofit organizations serving communities during the pandemic.


Food resources in Dallas during COVID-19

A list of food resources available for community members in need during the COVID-19 outbreak.


We All Count: Census 2020

The 2020 Census is here! Find out what the IRC is doing to make our community count.


IRC in Dallas office closed in response to COVID-19

Starting Wednesday, 3/18, the IRC in Dallas will close our office and all of our staff will begin working remotely. Here's what you can do to help.


What's next after Governor Abbott's decision?

Texas has a long and proud history of welcoming refugees. What will happen after Governor Abbott's decision to not let refugees resettle in the state?