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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.


Adopt A Family This Holiday Season!

In this tumultuous year, share true Texan generosity and show our refugee families that they are welcome and wanted in America.


From New Arrival to Mayor's Intern: Seeing the IRC from Both Sides

Rooha Haghar spent this past summer as the IRC in Dallas' first ever Dallas Mayor's Intern Fellow. We asked her to write about her experience both as a client and an intern with the IRC.


New Mobile App Helps IRC Clients in Dallas

Technology developed by a Dallas caseworker is providing a simple online guide to essential local services for refugees and immigrants.


A Place to Call Home

Former client and current staff member, Sian Khai, purchases his family's first home.


Dallas Youth Food Justice Intern Group

This summer, the New Roots department selected three high school students from refugee families to be a part of the recently created Youth Food Justice Internship.


The Bush Institute and the IRC in Dallas

This summer, The IRC in Dallas partnered with the George W. Bush Institute to be a part of their Liberty and Leadership Forum.


IRC Dallas High School Pre-Graduation Ceremony

The IRC in Dallas hosted a robing ceremony for ten refugee kids on the eve of their graduation from Emmett J. Conrad High School.


GenR: Dallas Ramadan Iftar

GenR Dallas members, eager to meet and welcome the new members of their community, planned the Iftar to connect with refugees in a warm and culturally rich setting, hear their stories, relate to their experiences as well as inspire a strong community and neighborly relationships


GenR member participates in Texas Refugee Advocacy Day

GenR member, Suzanne Russo, recounts her experience at the first ever Texas Refugee Advocacy Day in Austin, TX.


Mother’s Day Reunion After 18 Years Apart

On April 12th, Alejandra arrived in Texas, 18 years after her mother first said goodbye in El Salvador.