The Office of International and Immigrant Affairs was created to facilitate the successful integration of immigrants and refugees into Aurora’s civic, economic and cultural life. The office oversees the development and implementation of a strategic citywide plan regarding policy, programs and initiatives toward the local immigrant and refugee populations. The office also manages citywide Language Access Plan providing language assistance. This office oversees the coordination of the Aurora Immigrant and Refugee Commission, Aurora International Roundtable, Aurora Global Fest and the Aurora International Cabinet. In addition, the Office of International and Immigrant Affairs leads international efforts focused in the establishment of strategic global partnerships, manage official protocol activities and events, and serve as a liaison to the international community.