More than 68 million people worldwide are displaced due to war and violence.

It’s time we get organized.

 

Connecting research to policy,
policy to practice

RAIN International is a nonprofit grassroots organization focused on conducting research, advancing policy, promoting community collaboration, providing technical assistance, and informing practice on global migration and displacement.

Our Services

Research

That work with immigrant refugee populations, churches, schools, clinics, sheriff department.

Training/Workshops

That work with immigrant refugee populations, churches, schools, clinics, sheriff department.

Thrive Youth Program

That work with immigrant refugee populations, churches, schools, clinics, sheriff department.

Policy Development

That work with immigrant refugee populations, churches, schools, clinics, sheriff department.

Technical Assistance

That work with immigrant refugee populations, churches, schools, clinics, sheriff department.

Toolkits for Organizations Serving Refugee and Immigrants

That work with immigrant refugee populations, churches, schools, clinics, sheriff department.

Thrive Youth Program

That work with immigrant refugee populations, churches, schools, clinics, sheriff department.

Policy Development

That work with immigrant refugee populations, churches, schools, clinics, sheriff department.

Introducing RAIN’s New Institute
for Human Rights and Migration

A Grassroots Thinktank Connecting Research to Policy and Policy to Practice

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Stories That Move

The refugee story is a human story, it could be your story too. We bring you thoughtful accurate and inspiring stories across the human experience of migration.

5 Things You Can Do to Take Action for Refugees

As the federal government makes enormous cuts to U.S. refugee admissions numbers and funding for refugee resettlement agencies (read our Director Kelsey’s rundown of the current state of affairs here), it’s time to mobilize and take action. Here are 5...

What You Need to Know about U.S. Refugee Resettlement Numbers

As the news of the presidential cap on U.S. refugee admissions for next year sets in and the low number of 30,000 ripples through the cycles, many are asking the obvious questions: What will be the impact on the agencies who resettle refugees, and will the...

Viet Thanh Nguyen on the Power of Imagining & Building New Futures

“The xenophobic tendencies of American society, which have always been with us, are experiencing a resurgence.”

They only handcuff children on their birthdays: And other mysteries of the US immigration system

As stories erupt all over the country of people detained and interrogated at airports regardless of nationality or legal status, attorneys are continuing to warn ALL people who were not born on US soil to be concerned about traveling overseas, despite the current lift on the ban…

Sexual violence against indigenous women in Ciudad Juárez

Ciudad Juárez is a striking example of both the good and the bad that the economic opportunities inherent to urbanization can bring. This city of nearly 1.5 million inhabitants is situated on the Mexico side of the border with the United States, directly opposite its...

IKEA 5000 Dreams Bed Project

The 5,000 Dreams for Refugees project was a grant given by IKEA’s National Foundation to RAIN International. RAIN was given a limited number of new bed and crib sets which include a bed frame, mattress, pillows, sheets and comforter to distribute to refugees in the...