Source: Andrew MeiersU.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
US Department of State:
"Assisting refugees & displaced people on behalf of the United States; advancing population & int'l migration policy."
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."
Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) that work with immigrants and/or refugees
Human Rights Watch
International Rescue Committee
American Friends Service Committee
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
"Working with Refugees and Immigrants with Disabilities"
International Organization for Migration
Welcoming the Stranger/ World Relief
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.
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.
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.
Kennett Square, PA 19348