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


Citizenship and Immigration Program

The IRC's Immigration Department can help any immigrant population to petition to bring family members to the U.S., apply for citizenship, green cards, work authorization, travel documents, and more. 


H.O.M.E. Program

H.O.M.E. Program: Housing Outreach Mentorship Education


Corporate Engagement Opportunities

The IRC in Northern California is pleased to provide our local and national partners with opportunities to engage directly with our programs in a meaningful way. Through volunteer events, small corporate groups work together to deliver their unique assistance and expertise directly to the IRC's refugee and asylee clients. All activities can be paired with an education session that teaches participants the basics of refugee resettlement.


Webinar: Addressing the future of refugee resettlement in the US

March 7, 2019

Join this webinar briefing with the International Rescue Committee to learn about the current and future status of refugee resettlement in the US and hear about some of our special program to help refugees rebuild their lives. Resettlement is an important part of IRC’s work with refugees. Learn about the comprehensive services the IRC provides within the first months of a refugee’s arrival in the United States as well as the current state of refugee resettlement in the US.


Weekly Immigration Consultations

Get an immigration legal consultation from IRC's Department of Justice Accredited Representatives at these walk-in immigration clinics. No appointment necessary. Clinics are available in San Jose, Oakland, Sacramento, and Turlock.


GenR: Bay Area Force For Change Event

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for the GenR: Bay Area Force For Change Event! 


HOPE Program in Sacramento

The Human-trafficking Outreach, Prevention and Education (HOPE) Program provides comprehensive services to survivors of human trafficking, as well as training and outreach to increase awareness and identification of survivors.


Refugee Resettlement in Sacramento

The U.S. has a long tradition of offering refuge to those fleeing persecution and war. These vulnerable populations have suffered unimaginable hardship and face tremendous obstacles as they start their new lives. The IRC staff and volunteers provide support to refugees from their first moments in the country to help set them on a path to self-sufficiency.



You can help keep refugees warm in the coming festive season!


Economic Empowerment in Sacramento

The IRC assists refugees and SIVs in securing employment upon arrival in the U.S., in addition to supporting them as they advance their careers and move towards achieving financial goals. Through job training, resume workshops, mock interviews, vocational scholarships, Vocational English as Second Language (VESL) classes, financial education, and other services, we offer refugees the tools they need to succeed in meeting their short and long-term professional and financial goals.