SEMCA's New Americans program assists asylee, refugee and immigrant populations transition into employment

For more information call 313.720.6427
email the New Americans team.

New Americans.

New Opportunities.

Welcome to SEMCA Michigan Works! New Americans initiative, a nurturing hub for eligible immigrants, refugees, and asylees. Here, you’ll save time, avoid frustration, and find the tools, knowledge, and resources essential for your journey toward self-sufficiency and smooth integration. Our dedicated team is ready to assist you every step of the way.

All immigrants, refugees, and asylees authorized to work in the United States are eligible to benefit from our services.

What type of resources are provided?

The New Americans team collaborates with a network of providers, resettlement agencies, local, state, and federal government agencies, as well as community partners to deliver resources. These resources include SEMCA’s development programs such as the Partnership. Accountability. Training. Hope. (PATH) and the Skilled Immigration Integration Program (SIIP) designed for immigrants with higher education. 

These resources are accessible to eligible individuals and families through a comprehensive assessment process, ensuring personalized and comprehensive support.

    • Employment and training
    • Healthcare
    • Housing and food assistance
    • Human rights information
    • International credential evaluation
    • Language acquisition (ESL)
    • Legal assistance
    • Mental health services
    • Social programs
    • Technology and computer literacy
    • Translation services
    • Transportation
    • And more…

Services through SEMCA Michigan Works!

If you are unemployed or want to explore career options leading to better employment, you owe it to yourself to visit one of the American Job Centers operated by SEMCA Michigan Works!. Our staff are trained Career Coaches who can assist you in the exploration of new careers and the education/training options to achieve your dreams. 

All services are free to those seeking employment, regardless of your job situation, education level, experience or skill level. Job Seekers can access the following services: 

For more information call 313.720.6427
email the New Americans team.

SEMCA is committed to the confidentiality and privacy of all customers.