We Welcome Refugees
Our Refugee Services team empowers new arrivals to take the first steps toward a new life in Minnesota, while supporting them through the transition to a new culture.
25,000 refugees resettled by IIMN since 1975
IIMN refugee clients come from 40 countries
More than 90% reunite with family members who live in Minnesota
We Help Overcome Barriers to U.S. Citizenship
As leading experts in citizenship support, we guide immigrants and refugees on their path to naturalization and the opportunity to fully participate in American democracy.
94% success rate for citizenship applicants last year
901 clients became U.S. citizens last year
70% of IIMN clients qualify for USCIS fee waiver or reduced application fee
We Develop the New American Workforce
By tapping into the talents of New Americans, IIMN supports not only immigrants and refugees who seek rewarding jobs and financial stability, but also employer partners looking for qualified applicants across industries.
3,000 nursing assistants trained and certified
700+ IIMN clients advanced their careers as healthcare professionals since 2000
400+ New Americans placed in jobs last year
We Mobilize Community Support to Make Minnesota Welcoming
Thanks to our generous donors, volunteers and community partners, IIMN exists as a resource to support, educate and inspire New Americans to achieve the lives they dream of.