USCRI
Des Moines

The USCRI Des Moines Field Office has been welcoming newcomers to Des Moines, Iowa since 2010. In the last eight years, over 3,000 New Iowans have been resettled in the Des Moines area with assistance from USCRI – Des Moines. Refugees resettled in Des Moines come primarily from Afghanistan, Bhutan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, Burma, Sudan, Somalia and Syria. Newly arrived refugees receive comprehensive services including housing placement, cultural orientation, school enrollment, healthcare coordination, and employment preparation and placement. Additional services offered at USCRI – Des Moines include pro- and low-bono immigration legal services through the Legal Services Program, extended healthcare case management through the Refugee Wellness Program, and relationship enhancement workshops through the Refuge Family Strengthening Program.

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There are a number of ways to volunteer, either locally or through a fundraiser or campaign. Find a local field office near you or check out our ongoing fundraisers and sponsorships to see how you can help. We also participate in corporate sponsorships.

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URGENT ACTION: Keep America’s Refugee...

The refugee admissions goal for next fiscal year was just officially set at 15,000—the lowest level in U.S. history—and is...

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USCRI Calls for DHS Investigation...

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Join USCRI in the National...

National Refugee Day of Action Monday, October 26, 2020 Background: The Trump administration has proposed the lowest refugee admissions goal...

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