Serving and Empowering New Americans Since 1918


Each year, about 100 refugees come to Connecticut to begin new lives.


Over 3,000 lives are changed thanks to IICONN's immigration services.

Language Services

Businesses, schools and individuals use our translation & interpretation services.

Survivor Programs

We help victims of human trafficking and survivors of torture.

Changing Lives

“If I return to my country, they will kill or arrest me. The United States saved my life.”

Eritrea was a very dangerous place for Alexander. At his family’s urging, he fled to Sudan...

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Refugee Resettlement Facts


Denying refugees safety and freedom in the U.S. goes against our American principles. Since 1918, IICONN’s commitment to refugees has not wavered and no recent executive orders will stop us from welcoming people seeking a safe place to call home. We also oppose any action to restrict or bar the entrance of law-abiding immigrants seeking to come to the U.S. Stand up for the values we share by taking action today!

Press Releases

At a time when immigration policy is dominating the headlines, Rep. Jim Himes will hold a roundtable discussion at IICONN’s Bridgeport headquarters to discuss strategies for improving the processing of refugees and assis ...

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Facebook Posts

Check out this terrific grand prize-winning video made by two high school filmmakers who decided to take on U.S. refugee resettlement. They offer a smart take on our country's policies in just a few minutes... Well done! #RefugeesLoveAmerica #RefugeesWelcome @USCRI ... See MoreSee Less

Should the United States let more refugees into the country?

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The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) reported this morning that Archbishop Eamon Martin of Ireland reminded his parishioners that St. Patrick was an undocumented immigrant.

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