Search form

Return to New York, NY

News from New York, NY

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


Resettling in NY during a pandemic

Local volunteers and communities are critical to successful resettlement, even more so during COVID-19


US Election - What refugees and immigrants need to know

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is providing the following information for refugees, asylum-seekers and immigrants about the Nov. 3, 2020 U.S. elections.


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.


Reflecting on COVID-19 Response

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


RYSA at home in NY

NY's 21st RYSA broke new ground in online learning as students prepared for new challenges this school year.


IRC’s POWER Trains Dedicated Childcare Professionals

As New York and New Jersey reopen but childcare options remain limited, consider POWER graduates


RYSA 2020 - Going Virtual

RYSA 2020 charts new waters in virtual programming for newly arrived youth.


POWER Update - Thriving in remote services

POWER expands during COVID-19 adjustment to virtual services, offering opportunities to even more newly arrived women in New York City.


IRC in NY's Immigration Supervisor on DACA

Paula Forero, IRC in NY's Immigration Supervisor, reflects on the recent Supreme Court decision regarding DACA.


Welcoming NY's new Resettlement Manager!

Pat Curran moves from IRC in NY's Youth Program Supervisor to Resettlement Manager in an exciting development for IRC in NY's staff!