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Tool or Template: Public Benefits Overview for Refugees and Other Humanitarian Immigrants

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 16, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management, Immigration Legal Needs
Certain humanitarian immigrants are eligible for cash assistance, medical assistance, employment preparation, job placement, English language training, and other services offered through the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), along with other federally funded programs. This includes refugees, asylees, Cuban and Haitian entrants, Special Immigrant Visa …

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Video: U. S. Laws Overview

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: February 14, 2022
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs, Safety
This short video covers basic foundational knowledge about U.S. laws that can be used as a primer to share more in-depth details about other specific U.S. laws. It is available in Dari, English, and Pashto. 

Guide: Afghan Arrival Categories, Documentation, and SAVE Responses

Author(s): U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
Date: January 27, 2022
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Adjustment of Status, Humanitarian Parole
SAVE is an online service that allows federal, state, and local benefit-granting agencies to verify a benefit applicant’s immigration status or naturalized/derived citizenship. It is administered by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, a component of the Department of Homeland Security, and is dedicated to providing tailored training, support, and service to meet participating agency needs. …

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Poster: Understand Your Rights & Responsibilities in the United States

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: December 3, 2021
Topic(s): Employment, Immigration Legal Needs, Safety
Subtopic(s): Domestic Violence, Employment Rights
This flyer, produced by the International Rescue Committee, describes important laws and rights that apply to everyone who lives and works in the United States. These include U.S. laws surrounding violence and exploitation, discrimination, and child abuse and neglect. The flyer also shares information about civil rights and the right to work. This flyer is …

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Archived Webinar: Hiring Afghan Humanitarian Parolees: What Service Providers and Employers Need to Know

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: November 18, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Employment, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Employment Rights, Humanitarian Parole
Hosted on November 17 2021, this training was delivered by Rishan Habte, Program Manager for Economic Empowerment, Switchboard; Liza Zamd, Senior Trial Attorney at the Department of Justice (DOJ) Immigrant and Employee Rights Section (IER); and Jenny Deines, Special Policy Counsel, Immigrant and Employee Rights Section (IER).  This webinar featured a special guest presentation from …

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Guide: Information Sheet for Afghan Parolees Departing Safe Havens

Author(s): U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
Date: October 25, 2021
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Humanitarian Parole
This fact sheet, from USCIS, includes information on how to maintain parole, long term legal status options, working in the U.S. and more. It is available in Dari, English, and Pashto and there is an additional attachment for SIV holders. 

Tip Sheet: How to Access and Print Your Lawful Record of Admission (I-94 Form)

Author(s): U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Date: October 21, 2021
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
This tip sheet explains that if you were recently processed as an undocumented non-citizen or traveler with an Alien registration number (“A number”), you may follow these instructions to print your I-94 Form. It also conveys that if someone requests your admission information, this is the form you would provide. Separate instructions and screenshots are …

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Guide: Client Documentation and Benefits for Afghan Parolees

Author(s): CLINIC
Date: October 13, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Case Documentation, Humanitarian Parole, Program Eligibility
This guide, co-published by CLINIC and Migration Refugee Services, provides information and samples of the type of documents that Afghan parolees may be issued by DHS. It explains what resettlement agencies should look for when determining an Afghan parolee’s eligibility for resettlement benefits as well what immigration practitioner should look for when determining an Afghan …

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Video: U.S. Rights and Responsibilities

Author(s): U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Date: October 13, 2021
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
This video includes information on some laws protecting people in the U.S. from various abuses, actions that are not permissible in the U.S., and resources for reporting abuse and seeking further assistance. 
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Video: Operation Allies Welcome (OAW): Steps in the Process

Author(s): U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Date: October 13, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Humanitarian Parole
What are some the steps in the Operation Allies Welcome (OAW)? This client-facing video provides answers to questions such as: What will happen to you and your families next?  How will you be able to communicate as you settle in your new home?  What support will be provided to you and your family?