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News from San Jose, CA

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


Citizenship and Immigration Services in Northern California

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. 


Webinar: Addressing mental health and wellness for refugees in the US

March 22, 2018

Join this webinar briefing to gain insight into the experiences of refugees resettling to the United States and the impact on their mental and emotional health. Guests will hear from IRC staff who are creating unique wellness programs to help refugees flourish in their new country.


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.


Economic Empowerment Support

Help recently arrived refugees become financially self-sufficient


Professional Mentor Volunteer

Mentor refugees, asylees, and immigrants to help advance their careers in San Jose.


Employment Support

Support recently arrived refugees prepare for employment here in the San Jose area.


Donations & Logistics Team Volunteer

Coordinate and collect donations to help our families settle into their first homes! Also assist with outreach, receiving, and tracking of in-kind donations.


Cultural Orientation Support

Help refugee clients learn the basics of life in San Jose.


Resettlement Support

Help refugee clients settle into their new lives in San Jose


Immigration Support

Help clients apply for permanent residency, citizenship, family reunification and more.