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Driver's licenses open new pathways to opportunity
Finding a job is the first order of business for most adults arriving in San Diego as refugees, but sometimes finding a way to get to work can be even more challenging than finding the job itself.
Couple realizes dream to open sweet shop
Nael and Manar left their business behind when they fled Iraq, last year they opened a new shop in Spring Valley.
Employment Success: 64 jobs in January
As of January 31st, 64 people have new jobs, from farming to physicians assistants.
Arrivals Update: Local impacts of the travel ban
More refugees will arrive in February than any month so far this fiscal year - but not from Syria, Iraq or Somalia, previously three of the most common countries of origin for families served by the IRC in San Diego.
Donna Duvin starts as San Diego executive director
Ms. Duvin joined the San Diego office in January 2018.
Family remains divided one year after first executive order
Most of Mohamed and Mumina's family members made it to the U.S. in 2017, but some remain separated in Dadaab, Kenya uncertain when they will see their relatives again.
Donate a vehicle
Donate your unwanted car to help a family rebuilding their life in San Diego.
San Diego Internship Opportunities
Academic internships currently available at the IRC in San Diego.
Basic Skills Youth Tutor
Dare to dream with young adults looking towards a brighter future, tutor 17-21 year old out of school refugees in our El Cajon Office!