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News from Elizabeth, NJ

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


Welcome Spring 2021 Interns!

Welcoming New York & New Jersey's spring interns!


U.S. Presidential Inauguration: What refugees and immigrants need to know

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is providing the following information for refugees, asylum-seekers and immigrants about U.S. elections and the Presidential inauguration.


VITA and TCE at the IRC in NJ!

The IRC in NJ will serve as an IRS-certified Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) site this tax season.


Virtual VITA volunteer: Sign up from anywhere

Guide refugee and immigrant communities through the tax preparation process.


Internship opportunities in Elizabeth

The internship program at the IRC in New Jersey provides current or recent graduates, with hands-on experience in refugee resettlement and other areas.


Immigration in 2020

New York and New Jersey offer high quality and low-cost immigration legal services catered to the local communities IRC serves. Learn more about these critical services below.


Volunteer Remote ESL Tutor

We are seeking volunteers to provide one-to-one ESL tutoring, simple English conversation practice, and teach small ESL groups remotely. (You can choose your preference.) The IRC will provide the curriculum, class instructions, and materials. Digital literacy classes are also available to build your technological confidence and share best practices.


Reflecting on COVID-19 Response

An update on IRC's extraordinary summer in New York and New Jersey


NJ RYSA - A virtual feat

NJ's fifth Refugee Youth Summer Academy explored new territory as a virtual program to keep young learners safe this year.


NY & NJ youth programs plan virtual RYSA

New York & New Jersey's RYSA programs serve hundreds of students each summer. With the onset of COVID-19, RYSA 2020 is adapting to keep RYSA students safe.