International House continues to operate during the North Carolina Safer At Home, Phase 2 Order. However, all of our programming and services are taking place virtually or by appointment only. Our building remains closed to the general public.
WHAT WE DO
International House is a nonprofit dedicated to helping immigrants and international culture thrive in our community. International House enriches the lives of immigrants, residents, and the community of Charlotte through cross-cultural connections that foster understanding and fuel inspiration. Our hands-on programs help immigrants settle and succeed in this region while helping residents and businesses connect with people and cultures from around the world.
Helped more than 1,300 PEOPLE become U.S. citizens or permanent residents in the last six years alone
Brought emerging leaders from more than 100 COUNTRIES to Charlotte to build cross-border relationships
37 YEARS of changing lives for the better, all while building a more vibrant, inclusive and welcoming Charlotte
— Felicia Kpan, originally from Liberia, a Immigration Law Clinic client, and a recently naturalized U.S. citizen.
I was so glad that International House took my case. I could finally afford help with the immigration paperwork. At International House I had this feeling that I was welcomed. You know, certain homes you enter you feel uncomfortable, and certain homes you enter you feel comfortable. I felt so comfortable there, it was like I’m home already.
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