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News from Phoenix, AZ

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


Give a Warm Welcome this Holiday Season

Every holiday season, the IRC in Phoenix conducts a Holiday Giving Campaign to welcome refugees and other immigrants to our community.


Thank you for making refugees welcome in Arizona!

The IRC in Arizona wants to thank you for making refugees welcome this year!


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.


October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Learn about domestic violence and how the IRC is doing our part to support survivors of domestic violence and raise awareness about this issue.


Voting in Arizona 2020

Learn nonpartisan, educational information on the voting process in Arizona


Webinar: Anti-Trafficking Programs in the US and Europe

Trafficking in persons — also known as "human trafficking" — is a form of modern-day slavery. Anywhere from 700,000 to 4 million persons worldwide are trafficked across or within national borders every year. Join this 45-minute webinar on October 8 at 11:30 am to learn about the International Rescue Committee’s work to combat trafficking in persons.


Free English Language and Citizenship Classes!

Become a new US Citizen and improve your English with the help of our free English Language and Citizenship classes!


Everyone Counts: IRC in Arizona and the US Census

Everyone counts for the 2020 US Census. To ensure that refugees and immigrants are counted, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Arizona has been working with the Census Bureau, the City of Phoenix, ethnic community-based organizations, and other partners to ensure that everyone is counted,


COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Relief is Available in Phoenix!

The City of Phoenix, in partnership with Wildfire and several other community agencies, including the International Rescue Committee, recently launched a rent and utility assistance program for refugees and asylees. Refugees and asylees who are residents of the City of Phoenix will be eligible to apply and receive assistance for rent, mortgage, water bills, and electricity bills.


Refugee Microbusiness Resiliency Grant Application Open!

The City of Phoenix, in partnership with the International Rescue Committee (IRC), is providing grants of up to $5,000 to refugee or asylee owned microbusiness.