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Archived Webinar: Refugees and Asylees Have the Right to Work

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: December 3, 2020
Topic(s): Employment, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement, Job Development, Job Readiness
Hosted on December 2, 2020, this training was delivered by Liza Zamd, Senior Trial Attorney at the Department of Justice (DOJ), Immigrant and Employee Rights Section; and Daniel Wilkinson, Program Manager for Economic Empowerment, Switchboard.   Have you ever had an employer request a specific employment authorization document from a client, even when that client …

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

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: November 13, 2020
Topic(s): Employment, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Employment Rights
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.

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.

Blog Post: Supporting Refugees and Immigrants to Complete the 2020 Census During COVID-19

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: July 23, 2020
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Digital Inclusion, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
On March 3rd, Switchboard hosted a webinar on the 2020 US Census. Since then, many things about the 2020 Census have changed due to COVID-19. This post shares updates and suggestions for Census outreach in the new environment.
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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.

Archived Webinar: New Rule on Recognition and Accreditation

Author(s): CLINIC
Date: July 17, 2018
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Accreditation
This webinar provided a brief explanation of the updated regulations guiding the DOJ Recognition and Accreditation process including changes in application forms, mailing address, and requirements that went into effect on January 18, 2017.

Blog Post: Worker’s Rights Review

Author(s): Higher
Date: May 29, 2018
Topic(s): Employment, Immigration Legal Needs
This blog post was written by Higher Employment Services Technical Assistance and is included as an archived post on the Switchboard blog. Worker’s rights are an important aspect of job readiness instruction and are critical to protecting refugees from instances of discrimination and unsafe working conditions. Here is a summary of worker’s rights to consider …

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