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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.


Welcome Center for Asylum-Seeking Families Launches

On July 27th, the Phoenix Welcome Center for Asylum-Seeking Families opened its doors for the first time. This was a beginning to the humanitarian assistance provided by the IRC and partner organizations.  


IRC Offices in Phoenix and Tucson to Become IRC in Arizona

Starting in 2019, the Phoenix and Tucson offices of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) will unify as the IRC in Arizona! Aaron Rippenkroeger, who has served as Executive Director of the IRC in Phoenix since August 2018, has been named the new Executive Director of the IRC in Arizona.


World Bazaar PHX

December 7, 2019

#WorldBazaarPHX returns with more culture, cuisine, and community than ever!


Learning the language of work

The IRC's Manufacturing Works Career Course help immigrants learn vocational language and skills required in technical manufacturing jobs. Read how this course is providing the skills and knowledge for refugees to advance in their careers.


Become a New US Citizen! Free Citizenship Classes

Become a New US Citizen with the help of our free citizenship classes! 


Providing a Path to Citizenship

Support your community members seeking citizenship! We are raising funds to continue putting on FREE citizenship events for immigrants in the Phoenix area. Every dollar raised, up to $4,000, will be matched. Help make dreams come true today!


Opportunity Passport™ Helps Foster Youth Achieve Financial Goals

Opportunity Passport™ helps current and former foster youth ages 14-26 with financial literacy classes and a matched savings program.


Fall 2019 Internships

Looking for a Fall 2019 Internship?


World Bazaar PHX

April 27, 2019

World Bazaar PHX returns with more culture, cuisine, and community than ever!


URGENT: Help asylum-seeking families in Phoenix

Up to 200 asylum-seekers, many of them women and children, arrive in Arizona every day. The IRC, along with partner organizations, is providing emergency assistance to help these families connect with their loved ones in the United States. Help us make asylum seekers welcome by donating or volunteering today!