IRC Program Aids Children Of Asylum Immigrants


Tibetan children point to places in India where they lived as... News PhotoChild,Emigration and Immigration,Event,Horizontal,Immigrant,India,New York City,Politics,Queens - New York City,Refugee,Tibetan Culture,USAPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - APRIL 25: Tibetan children point to places in India where they lived as refugees during an after-school program for asylum immigrants run by the International Rescue Committee (IRC), on April 25, 2013 in the Queens borough of New York City. The after-school program held at P.S. 199 consists of homework help and visual art instruction for Tibetan children in grades 2 through 4. The IRC is a non-profit humanitarian aid organization that aids refugees and survivors of international conflict. They assist new arrivals, many of whom come from refugee camps and war zones, to adjust to American society after being granted refugee status and invited by the U.S. government to live in the United States. The IRC also assists refugees through the immigration and naturalization process to become U.S. citizens. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)