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Governmental Agencies

White House in Washington D.C.

Source: Andrew Meiers

U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis
As part of the Department of Homeland Security, USCIS and ICE are responsible for services and enforcement of U.S. immigration laws, respectively. National Customer Service Center: 1-800-767-1833

Office of Refugee Resettlement, Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr/

US Department of State:
http://www.state.gov/
@StatePRM
“Assisting refugees & displaced people on behalf of the United States; advancing population & int'l migration policy.”
http://www.facebook.com/travelgov

The White House
http://www.whitehouse.gov/
@BarackObama
http://www.facebook.com/WhiteHouse
http://www.facebook.com/barackobama

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
The United Nations Refugee Agency works “to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees.”
http://www.unhcr.org/
@UNHCRdc
http://www.facebook.com/UNREFUGEES

Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) that work with immigrants and/or refugees

Human Rights Watch
http://www.hrw.org/

Amnesty International
http://www.amnestyusa.org/

Immigration Equality
http://immigrationequality.org/

International Rescue Committee
http://www.rescue.org/

American Friends Service Committee
http://afsc.org/

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
http://www.refugees.org/

“Working with Refugees and Immigrants with Disabilities”
http://www.refugees.org/resources/for-service-providers/working-with-refugees-1.html

International Organization for Migration
http://www.iom.int/

Welcoming the Stranger/ World Relief
http://welcomingthestranger.com/

Local/Regional Agencies working with immigrants and/or refugees

In our region, there are a number of organizations that work with refugees and immigrants.  Below are links to a few of these.

Lutheran Congregational Services
1923 Hanover Ave
Allentown, PA 18109
610-770-9208
http://www.lutherancongregationalservices.org/
msell@libertylutheran.org

HIAS Pennsylvania
The Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society has helped over 300,000 new Americans, representing more than 100 nationalities. It provides immigration legal services, includes a refugee resettlement program, helps provide educational services, and much more.
http://hiaspa.org/
@HIASPA

La Comunidad Hispana
Providing integrated health care, social and adult educational services designed to help immigrant and low income residents stay healthy, build strong families and lead productive, fulfilling lives.
http://www.lacomunidadhispana.org/
Kennett Square, PA 19348
610-444-7550