Government and Non-Profit/NGO Agencies

Government and Non-Profit/NGO Agencies

Governmental Agencies

White House in Washington D.C.

Source: Andrew Meiers

U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services
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."

The White House

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

Amnesty International

Immigration Equality

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.

Lutheran Congregational Services
1923 Hanover Ave
Allentown, PA 18109

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.

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