Refugee & Immigrant Services




Emily Griffith Technical College welcomes refugees and immigrants. We have offered opportunities for immigrants and refugees since 1916 and in 2019 pledged to support the academic and career success success of new Americans. We have a diverse community of students from more than 85 countries with more than 66 languages. We support refugees and immigrants to meet their education and career goals.



  • Finding work in the U.S.
  • Getting Licensed in your field
  • Using your skills and experience in the U.S.


  • High School Equivalency
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Apprenticeships
  • Short-term training
  • Community College
  • University
  • Evaluation of Foreign Education


  • English for work
  • English for study
  • Community English
  • English Learning Resources


Resources & Community Partners


Meet our Students

Ro, Myanmar

Azuzara Gonzalez, Cuba 

Bifomo, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Lahibullah Adina, Afghanistan

Kazhal, Kurdistan

Contact Us

Have a question about our Refugee & Immigrant services? We'd love to help!

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Upcoming Related Events

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Trades Information Session
Time: 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Creative Arts Information Session
Time: 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Health Information Session
Time: 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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