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Tip Sheet: How do I get a Refugee Travel Document?

Author(s): USCIS
Date: January 28, 2014
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
This two-page tip sheet from USCIS provides information for current refugees or asylees on how to obtain a Refugee Travel Document (Form I-131) to return to the United States after travelling abroad.  It includes information on preparing an application, filing inside and outside of the United States, submitting biometrics, traveling back to the country where …

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Tip Sheet: How do I Become a U.S. Permanent Resident?

Author(s): USCIS
Date: January 27, 2014
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Adjustment of Status, Citizenship
This two-page tip sheet from USCIS provides information for current refugees or asylees on how to become a permanent resident one year after being admitted to the United States. It includes information on the basic requirements for obtaining permanent residency, how to apply, the necessary documentation, and links to the required forms that must be …

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Tip Sheet: How do I Show my Employer that I am Authorized to Work in the U.S.?

Author(s): USCIS
Date: January 27, 2014
Topic(s): Employment, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Employment Rights
This tip sheet from USCIS provides information for current refugees or asylees on how to prove they are eligible to work in the United States. It includes information on the employment authorization document and how to obtain it, and links to forms I-9,  I-94, and I-765. 

Tip Sheet: How do I Help my Relative get Refugee or Asylee Status in the U.S.?

Author(s): USCIS
Date: January 23, 2014
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Adjustment of Status, Citizenship
This tip sheet from USCIS provides information for current refugees or asylees on how to help their relative obtain asylee or refugee status. It includes information on the refugee/asylee relative petition (Form I-730), the length of the process, and addresses specific questions about family members eligibility. 
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Guide: Rainbow response: A practical guide to resettling LGBT refugees and asylees

Author(s): Heartland Alliance
Date: October 22, 2012
Topic(s): Case Management, Immigration Legal Needs, Mental Health and Wellness
This guide includes information on understanding sexual orientation and gender identity, creating a safe space for LGBTQI+ participants, community integration, and on providing direct services, legal services, and mental health services to LGBTQI+ clients. By acknowledging the unique circumstances under which LGBTQI+ refugees arrive and considering how their backgrounds and experiences will inform each service, …

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