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Refugees and Asylees Have the Right to Work: Overcoming Two Key Challenges when Communicating with Employers about Work Authorization

This second post in a two-part series that was informed by conversations with Senior Trial Attorney Liza Zamd from the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division’s Immigrant and Employee Rights Section. It provides tips on overcoming two common challenges when employers request specific documents from refugees and asylees as they complete the I-9.

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Refugees and Asylees Have the Right to Work: Busting Three Myths about Social Security Delays & Work Authorization

This is the first post in a two-part series that was informed by conversations with Senior Trial Attorney Liza Zamd from the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division’s Immigrant and Employee Rights Section. It covers three common misconceptions held by both employers and service providers regarding work authorization, and shares additional useful resources.

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Why Job Development Should Speed Up When Hiring Slows Down

If you’ve worked in employment services for a while, you know that the holidays (late November through early January) are …

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Job Counseling for Career Pathways: Asking the Right Questions

This blog post is adapted from the Switchboard toolkit Job Counseling for Career Pathways. Across the country, there is an increasing …

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A Few Ways to Engage Volunteers in your Employment Program

This blog post was written by Higher Employment Services Technical Assistance and is included as an archived post on the …

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When Serving Highly Skilled Refugees, You Don’t Need to Re-invent the Wheel!

This blog post was written by Higher Employment Services Technical Assistance and is included as an archived post on the …

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Head, Heart, Hands: A Strategy for Employer Conversations

This blog post was written by Higher Employment Services Technical Assistance and is included as an archived post on the …

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5 Mapping Strategies for Employer Outreach

This blog post was written by Higher Employment Services Technical Assistance and is included as an archived post on the …

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7 Tips if You’re New to Job Development

This blog post was written by Higher Employment Services Technical Assistance and is included as an archived post on the …

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