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Archived Webinar: Temporary Protective Status (TPS) for Haiti

Author(s): U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
Date: August 20, 2021
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
On August 20, 2021, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Public Engagement Division (PED) held a stakeholder engagement to discuss Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti. The CRCL Officer provided opening remarks. During the webinar, USCIS provided an overview of TPS, explained eligibility requirements, and shared filing tips. USCIS responded to questions submitted in …

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Guide: Eligibility Documentation for Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) Holders or SQ/SI Parolees from Afghanistan and Iraq

Author(s): Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
Date: August 11, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Immigration Legal Needs
Afghan or Iraqi nationals granted a Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) or Special Immigrant (SQ or SI) Parole by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for service to the U.S. government are eligible for ORR benefits. This guide lists acceptable documents for relatives of SIV holders , SQ or SI parolees. 
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Archived Webinar: Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Somalia

Author(s): U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
Date: August 11, 2021
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
On August 11, 2021, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Public Engagement Division (PED) held a stakeholder engagement to discuss Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Somalia. During the webinar, USCIS provided an overview of TPS, explained eligibility requirements, and shared filing tips. USCIS responded to questions submitted in advance and via chat during the …

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Archived Webinar: Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Yemen

Author(s): U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
Date: August 4, 2021
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
On August 4, 2021, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Public Engagement Division (PED) held a stakeholder engagement to discuss Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Yemen. During the webinar, USCIS provided an overview of TPS, explained eligibility requirements, and shared filing tips. USCIS responded to questions submitted in advance and via chat during the …

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Guide: All About Parole

Author(s): CLINIC
Date: August 3, 2021
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Humanitarian Parole
Parole is a vehicle through which an applicant receives permission to enter or remain in the United States without being granted formal admission. This practice advisory provides an overview of parole, including which agencies can grant it, what factors the adjudicator may consider when deciding whether to grant parole, and what benefits a parolee enjoys, …

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Archived Webinar: Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Burma (Myanmar)

Author(s): U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
Date: June 24, 2021
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
On June 24, 2021, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Public Engagement Division (PED) held a stakeholder engagement to discuss Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Burma (Myanmar). During the webinar, USCIS provided an overview of TPS, explained eligibility requirements, and shared filing tips. USCIS responded to questions submitted in advance and via chat during …

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Archived Webinar: National Origin Discrimination: Workplace Issues & Civil Rights Protections for Immigrant and Refugee Workers

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 29, 2021
Topic(s): Employment, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Employment Rights
Hosted on April 29, 2021, this training was delivered by Rishan Habte, Program Manager for Economic Empowerment, Switchboard; Liza Zamd, Senior Trial Attorney, Department of Justice Immigrant and Employee Rights Section; and Maria E. Flores, Program Manager, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. This is an opportunity to hear directly from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity …

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Archived Webinar: Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for Venezuela

Author(s): U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
Date: April 29, 2021
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
On April 14, 2021 and April 29, 2021, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Public Engagement Division (PED) held stakeholder engagements to discuss Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for Venezuelans. During these webinars, USCIS provided an overview of TPS and DED for eligible Venezuelans, explained eligibility requirements, and shared filing …

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Tip Sheet: What is the Public Charge Standard?

Author(s): CLINIC
Date: March 18, 2021
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Adjustment of Status
On March 9, 2021, all enforcement of the DHS Public Charge rule ended, and the agency discontinued use of Form I-944. The agency also removed the rule from the Code of Federal Regulations. It is now reinstating the 1999 interim guidance on public charge. This FAQ answers common questions on the Public Charge standard that …

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Toolkit: Employment Authorization Documents: Reference Guide for Refugee Service Providers

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: February 26, 2021
Topic(s): Employment, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Employment Rights
Refugees and asylees have the right to work. This reference guide covers the most important and commonly used work authorization documents required for employment in the United States. It includes information on the form I-9, accepted documents typically held by ORR-eligible clients, possible combinations of documents based on immigration status, FAQs, and a list of …

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