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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.


New partnership supports IRC's littlest clients

The Brooklyn Diaper Project meets the unique needs of young families through sustained support.


Resettling in NY during a pandemic

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


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.


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!


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.