Hmong International Union, Inc. was established on August 19, 2006  by a small group of Hmong community leaders who had a vision  to build the foundation to bring all Hmongs together for  a brighter future and prosperity.

This corporation is a nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation and is not organized for the private gain of any person. It's organized under the Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law for public and charitable purposes.

The specific purpose of this corporation is to: fundamentally serve the Hmong people in the United States and around the world as the Hmong Headquarter through education, training, networking/outreach, and advocacy; to promote good health, higher education, self-reliance and good citizenship in the Hmong communities; to advocate on policies that help improve civil liberties, human rights, and humanitarian assistance for the Hmong people domestically and internationally; to conduct research in the areas of education, politics, social, health care, safety and economics affecting the daily lives of the Hmong people; to strengthen the Hmong oral and written language in the United States and in other countries; to preserve the Hmong history, culture, handicrafts, performing arts, and heritage; to unite the Hmong people in the United States and around the world. The corportation shall be registered with the United Nations to be recognized as an NGO and to be a member of the United Nations Forum on Indigenous Issues.