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
LEWISTON — A colorful mural created by Lewiston High School students and intended to portray culture and diversity was presented to the community Sunday, and one of the artists, LHS sophomore Zamzam Elmoge, hopes the inviting scene will send a message of “togetherness.”read more
Please join us on MLK Day for a full day of activities for adults and children!read more
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
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