Building New Lives In Maine
Maine Immigrant and Refugee Services (MEIRS) educates, assists, and empowers immigrant and refugee youth and their families toward a goal of social and economic self-sufficiency and mental, emotional and physical wellbeing. MEIRS promotes a pathway toward citizenship and community engagement, creating opportunities for inclusion and meaningful participation for immigrants and refugees.
MEIRS programs focus on the successful integration, self-sufficiency,
and stability of the immigrant and refugee population of Maine.
News & Events
On May 5, Navy SEAL and Maine native Kyle Milliken of Falmouth gave his life in service to the United States while on a mission in Somalia. As an American citizen, I join the swell of voices offering condolences to his family and friends, and gratitude to him for his...read more
LEWISTON — The way Rilwan Osman sees it, the more entrenched the immigrant population becomes in Lewiston, the greater their responsibility to make it a better place.Lewiston is our home," said Osman, executive director of Maine Immigration and Refugee Services....read more
Maine Immigrant & Refugee Services has been working on renovating our new building for the last six months. We have finally completed the renovation with the help of individual and foundation supports. You are invited to attend our Open House on September 27th,...read more
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