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


Haben, tell us about...

This month Haben, an Eritrean refugee who was resettled by the IRC to Missoula three years ago, tells us abut her experience. When she arrived she spoke only a handful of words in English, but now speaks well enough to be interviewed for this story without interpretation.


Sahar, tell us about...

Our first in a new series of stories where refugees are asked about their experiences in Missoula.


Senior Day for Janvier

Janvier, who was resettled in Missoula with his family in 2018, has learned important skills and forged strong friendships while playing on his high school's soccer team.


Celebrating three years in Missoula

The IRC in Missoula recently marked three years of resettling refugees in the community with a celebration in Bonner Park.


Summer in Missoula

The heat finally found Montana in July and, along with the rest of Missoula, refugee families headed for Splash Montana to cool off. Through generous donations to the IRC, kids got the opportunity to attend a variety of summer camps throughout the city.


Celebrating new arrivals in Missoula

Word spread quickly through the small Arabic-speaking community in Missoula this spring that after an almost two year wait, the IRC would be resettling a family from Iraq. Thanks to our community for stepping up to welcome them.


IRC Missoula Immigration Intern

Immigration Interns assist clients with the processing and filing of applications for lawful permanent residence, family reunification, affidavits of relationship, and other immigration petitions necessary to receive legal residency in the United States.


Natural Leader: Justine Binwa

Holiday Inn came to the IRC with a great idea to hire refugees to work. Read about how Justine has shined since the start.


Welcome to Helena

The Governor of Missoula and state legislators sit and learn about the experiences of refugees who are now apart of the Missoula Community.


Justine gets promoted!

Refugees make amazing employees! We are so proud of Justine for her promotion at the Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown!