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

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: November 13, 2020
Topic(s): Employment, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Employment Rights
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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Tip Sheet: Refugee Benefits for Asylees

Author(s): Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
Date: February 3, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Immigration Legal Needs
This fact sheet explains the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) benefits and services for which asylees, or people who have been granted asylum, may be eligible. This could include Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA), Matching Grant (MG) program, Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA), employment services, and specialized programs.   

Toolkit: U.S. Citizenship Practice Questions & Answers

Author(s): USAHello
Date: January 1, 2020
Topic(s): Adult Education, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Citizenship
USAHello has compiled the 2008 and 2020 U.S. citizenship test questions and answers in translated languages. The citizenship test is also known as the civics or naturalization test. For some languages, videos are available in which native speakers read the text of each question aloud in both English and the translated language. This provides aspiring …

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Guide: USCIS Welcomes Refugees and Asylees Brochure

Author(s): U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
Date: November 18, 2019
Topic(s): Case Management, Community Engagement, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Case Documentation, Citizenship
The information in this brochure will help refugees and asylees learn about getting settled in the United States and about the rights, responsibilities, and importance of U.S. citizenship.

Archived Webinar: Overview of the U.S. Naturalization Process and Citizenship Benefits

Author(s): CLINIC
Date: August 30, 2018
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Citizenship
Watch this webinar for an overview of the U.S. naturalization process and citizenship benefits. CLINIC discussed basic eligibility requirements and what clients can expect as they move through the application process.