The International Center in New York Partners with Andrew Romay and George Soros to assist New York City Immigrants receive English Education

Immigrant Assistance Program Members pay a visit to Washington, DC

New York, NY (PRWEB) February 16, 2012

The Andrew Romay Immigrant Support System (ISP) at the International Center in New York (ICNY), a non-profit English language Center, supplies a welcoming location for immigrants exactly where they can build the skills they require to totally participate in the skilled and social life of their new country. At the moment, members in the plan come from 30 diverse nations. Now in its fourth year, the ISP will serve 162 members this year, all of whom have arrived inside the past year and are in significant monetary require.

Despite the fact that the ISP serves underprivileged immigrants, numerous of its members are highly educated and respected professionals in their nations. Recently, graduates of the ISP have gone on to pursue master’s degrees in the City University of New York (CUNY) program, entered medical residencies, and clerk for the New York State court technique. Graduates of this highly profitable system posted a 56% employment rate amongst July and December 2011.

The ISP is jointly funded by Andrew Romay, a productive entrepreneur in the world of finance, who immigrated to the United States from Hungary, and George Soros’ Open Society Foundations. The system also receives generous donations from the public.

In addition to English language education, newcomers also understand about the higher education method in the United States, participate in the civic life of their new communities by means of legislative visits, and increase their understanding of individual finance, nutrition, and other topics vital to their daily lives.

ICNY invites you to contribute to the ISP by Investing in an Immigrant, donating, or volunteering at ICNY.

About ICNY: For 50 years, the International Center has offered a supportive and welcoming community in which newcomers to the United States can overcome cultural and linguistic barriers by gaining robust English-language abilities and understanding of American culture. With a modest full-time staff and a corps of 1,000 trained volunteers, the International Center annually serves a lot more than 1,500 immigrants, refugees, students, and guests from over 90 nations. To find out a lot more about the International Center, or to join our community as a member or volunteer, please visit them on the web at


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