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Toolkit: Measures that are Appropriate for Refugee Children and Families 

Author(s): NCTSN
Date: January 1, 2015
Topic(s): Children/Youth and Family Services, Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Collection, Screening and Assessment

This toolkit provides links and information about a variety of tools including checklists, inventories, questionnaires, and reports to address issues that refugee children and families face. 

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Guide: Iraqi Refugee Health Profile

Author(s): CDC
Date: December 17, 2014
Topic(s): Country Guides, Health, Mental Health and Wellness

This refugee health profile from the CDC provides detailed information on Iraqi refugees including their background, priority health conditions, population movements, health information, healthcare and nutrition, and medical screening of U.S.-bound refugees.

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Guide: Congolese Refugee Health Profile

Author(s): CDC
Date: August 29, 2014
Topic(s): Country Guides, Health, Mental Health and Wellness

This refugee health profile from the CDC provides detailed information on Bhutanese refugees including their background, priority health conditions, population movements, health information, healthcare access and conditions in refugee camps, and medical screening of U.S.-bound refugees. 

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Guide: Bhutanese Refugee Health Profile

Author(s): CDC
Date: April 7, 2014
Topic(s): Country Guides, Health, Mental Health and Wellness

This refugee health profile from the CDC provides detailed information on Bhutanese refugees including their background, priority health conditions, population movements, health information, healthcare and diet, and medical screening of U.S.-bound refugees. 

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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): Case Management, 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): Immigration Legal Needs

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. 

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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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Video: Somali Refugee Women: Learn about your Health!

Author(s): ORR
Date: December 23, 2013
Topic(s): Health

The goal of this 4-part video series is to educate Somali women refugees about a variety of health issues that can affect – and possibly save – their lives, including reproductive health, diet and exercise, cancer screening, prenatal care and pregnancy, and other health topics. Topics include 1. the reproductive system, 2. infections, relationships, and …

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Tool or Template: LGBT Refugee Resettlement Guidelines and Agency Self-Assessment

Author(s): Heartland Alliance
Date: October 30, 2013
Topic(s): Case Management

This tool is intended to serve two purposes: first, as a set of guidelines for resettlement agencies to use for determining which of their affiliates are best suited to accept LGBTQ+ refugees for placement; and second, as an agency self-assessment to help refugee programs identify strengths and challenges that they may face when resettling LGBTQ+ …

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