“Andy Lippman: Nonprofit International Institute of Los Angeles Keeps Doors Open for Refugees”

Above: IILA President & CEO Cambria Tortorelli February 20, 2024   Local journalist Andy Lippman recently sat down with IILA President & CEO Cambria Tortorelli to discuss the current refugee resettlement and immigration landscape.   "A drumbeat of controversy surrounds the discussion of immigration at America’s southern border, " he writes.   "It’s drowned out a discussion of [...]

“Andy Lippman: Nonprofit International Institute of Los Angeles Keeps Doors Open for Refugees”2024-02-20T23:33:31+00:00

Second Anniversary of the Fall of Kabul: Afghan Refugees successfully integrate in Los Angeles, but challenges remain

August 15, 2023 Press Release: Second Anniversary of the Fall of Kabul: Afghan Refugees successfully integrate in Los Angeles, but challenges remain "Dad called me and said: they are already at the gate... I had to run away through the back exit of the Parliament building. I was at the airport and saw everything... We had one bottle [...]

Second Anniversary of the Fall of Kabul: Afghan Refugees successfully integrate in Los Angeles, but challenges remain2024-01-25T19:11:29+00:00

IILA to Host Free Legal Clinics on Afghan TPS Process

  February 8, 2023   As Afghans who entered the U.S. as humanitarian parolees continue to navigate long wait times in a backlogged asylum application system, IILA is encouraging them to apply for Temporary Protected Status (TPS).  IILA will host two free legal clinics this month in partnership with Loyola Law School to overview the TPS application process, [...]

IILA to Host Free Legal Clinics on Afghan TPS Process2023-02-09T21:17:22+00:00

Department of State Announces Family Reunification Pathway for Afghan Humanitarian Parolees

On January 12, 2023, the Department of State released form DS 4317, which allows Afghan humanitarian parolees and those granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to apply for family reunification. Eligible family members for reunification are lawful spouses and children under the age of 21 (as of 8/14/2021). For more information about reunification for Afghan humanitarian parolees and those [...]

Department of State Announces Family Reunification Pathway for Afghan Humanitarian Parolees2023-01-24T17:38:07+00:00
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