New name, same mission! LIRS is becoming Global Refuge. Learn more.

New name.
Same mission.

LIRS is now Global Refuge.

Welcoming newcomers since 1939.

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Where We Work

A nationwide network of welcome

Our field offices and robust partner network provide wraparound services for New Americans across the country.

Since the inception of Global Refuge in 1939 we have helped over 750,000 refugees build new lives in the United States.

Our nationwide network of local partners, caseworkers, and community volunteers walks alongside New Americans as they find support and success in American communities.

At Global Refuge, we believe everyone should be welcomed with dignity and open arms.

Service Partners

  • Refugee Resettlement Partners

    A nationwide network of local agencies that welcome refugees to their new American communities.

    Refugee Resettlement Partners
  • Family Reunification Partners

    Global Refuge and our partners support improving the family-based immigration system to ensure the timely reunification of families.

    Family Reunification Partners
  • Safe Release Support Partners

    The Global Refuge Safe Release Support Program is made up of 20 human service agencies across the country.

    Safe Release Support Partners

Our Partners

A national network for local impact Our partners allow us to expand our reach and deliver on the promise of our mission.

Our Partners

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