How can I help refugees in NYC?
- Volunteers must be 18+
- Experience with or knowledge of a foreign language is not required for all opportunities.
- Volunteer time commitment will vary depending on volunteer opportunity.
- Each volunteer’s schedule and meeting location is unique.
How can I help immigrants in NYC? In NYC, get free, safe immigration help in your community form ActionNYC. Call the ActionNYC hotline at 1(800)354-0365 to make an appointment or visit the ActionNYC website. Call the New York State Office of New Americans Hotline at 1(800) 566-7636 to find a provider near you who speaks your language.
What is IRC NY? The IRC in New York, NY. The International Rescue Committee provides opportunities for refugees, asylees, victims of human trafficking, survivors of torture, and other immigrants to thrive in America.
How can a refugee apply for visa? The United States.
To qualify for a refugee visa in the US, you must be referred to the United States Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) by an official body (UNHCR, US embassy, US refugee program, etc.).