The International Rescue Committee marks this years World Refugee Day by taking portraits of refugee, immigrants and asylees resettled in the USA
"All I can I think about is being able to hold my son again." - Political refugee Tha, separated from her son for 10 years.
Watch their tearful reunion and help the IRC reunite more families in time for Mother's Day.
Albert K. Trout, Jr. was the Director of the Office of the International Rescue Committee, at the U.S. Cuban Refugee Center.
Cuban refugees waiting to be interviewed, at the Cuban Refugee Center, Miami.
Immigration & Citizenship
The IRC’s Immigration & Citizenship program strives to ensure equal protection under the law and civic integration of refugees and immigrants by assisting them to achieve US citizenship. The IRC offers high-quality, low-cost immigration legal services, and citizenship assistance. Our comprehensive immigration services are provided by fully qualified IRC staff accredited by the US Department of Justice's Board of Immigration Appeals.
Anti-Human Trafficking Initiatives
An overarching goal of the IRC in Miami’s anti-trafficking work is to address the full range of needs of identified trafficking victims in the Monroe, Miami Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties through a comprehensive and coordinated network of service agencies. To further this goal, the IRC in Miami has actively collaborated with a well-directed and organized network and promoted strong communication between partner agencies and among staff members and volunteers
The Economic Empowerment protects, supports, and improves household livelihoods and financial security. Programs include employment readiness classes, job skills training, vocational English classes and job placements.
Katherine Farley and Tracy Wolstencroft
Co-Chairs Board of Directors
Tishman Speyer and Heidrick and Struggles
Clifford S. Asness
Boies and McKinness
Ana Maria Teixeira
Beatriz Ayende Millet
Anti-Trafficking Outreach Coordinator
Special Needs Caseworker
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