Office of New Americans and Immigrant Communities

The Mayor’s Advisory Council of New Americans

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The Mayor’s Advisory Council of New Americans advises the Mayor’s Office of International Communities and Refugee Affairs to promote the well-being and connectedness of Houston’s international community of immigrants, expatriates, and refugees by supporting their civic and cultural integration.  Comprised of community stakeholders representing the public and private sector, the Advisory Council provides the Mayor, City Council and the City of Houston with recommendations on how to foster this growing community’s engagement in civic affairs, and improve their quality of life.

To learn more about the Advisory Council or to be considered for appointment, please contact the Office of International Communities at 832.393.1010 or

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