The Welcome Corps is a new program from the federal U.S. State Department that allows Americans the opportunity to formally welcome and help integrate specific refugee groups newly arriving to the United States. The Welcome Corps is administered by [...]
Introducing Director Hamdi Mohamed! Greetings! I am so proud to be serving as the director of the Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs (OIRA). The opportunity to serve as Director (technically “Acting Director” until I am officially [...]
Мер Харрелл видав виконавчий наказ про підтримку народу України Мэр Харрелл подписал указ о поддержке украинского народа   This week, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell announced an Executive Order (order only available in English) to support the [...]
Public services and benefits currently available to Ukrainian Nationals Ukrainian Citizens Currently in the U.S. may be Eligible for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Humanitarian Parole (Uniting for Ukraine Program) How to Apply for Refugee Status [...]
La moratoria de desalojo vencerá a fines de febrero 驅逐禁令將於 2 月底到期 퇴거 유예 기간 2월 말에 만료 Lệnh Tạm Cấm Trục Xuất Ra Khỏi Nhà Sẽ Hết Hạn vào Cuối Tháng 2   Announcing a final two-week extension of the eviction moratoria, Mayor Bruce Harrell issues [...]

Immigrant and Refugee Affairs

Hamdi Mohamed, Director
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 1616, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 94573, Seattle, WA, 98124
Phone: (206) 727-8515

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The mission of the Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs is to improve the lives of Seattle’s immigrant and refugee communities by engaging them in decisions about the City of Seattle’s future and improving the City’s programs and services to meet the needs of all constituents.