Arizona Immigrant and Refugee Services
AIRS is a non- profit 501 (c) (3) non profit organization. The agency was founded in 1989 to provide social, enconomic and educational services to the inner city residents of Phoenix. In 2001AIRS began resettling refugees. the Kakuma Youth or Lost Boys were amoung the first arrivals to the agency.From 2001 to present, AIRS has resettled 1320 refugees and immigrants in the Maricopa County. Our programs provide recently arrived refugees and legal immigrants with housing, food, clothing, and translation as needed, as well as English language instruction, job training, employment assistance, immigration and other reffal services.
We provide immigration services including:
Replacement of lost or stolen documents
Special protected status
Deferred enforced departure