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Guide: Resettlement Services Continue after 90 Days

Author(s): Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
Date: July 18, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management
Subtopic(s): Program Eligibility
This resource, created by the Administration for Children & Families, can be shared with clients who speak English, Dari, and Pashto. It explains the continuation of services beyond 90 days. 

Guide: Benefits for Ukrainian Humanitarian Parolees

Author(s): Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
Date: July 15, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management, Health, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Healthcare, Humanitarian Parole, Program Eligibility
This fact sheet, created by the Office of Refugee Resettlement, provides insight to the benefits that Ukrainian Humanitarian Parolees are eligible for. 

Blog Post: Personal Finance: Resources to Guide Newcomers on Measuring their Financial Well-being and Managing Money in the United States

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: July 15, 2022
Topic(s): Financial Capabilities
People who are new to the United States may have many adjustments to make. Getting acquainted with the U.S. financial system can be one important component that supports successful integration. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has a wealth of information that resettlement staff can share with refugee, immigrant, and migrant communities, to help people …

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Guide: Health Coverage Options for Certain Ukrainian Nationals

Author(s): Department of Homeland Security
Date: July 14, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management, Health
Subtopic(s): Healthcare
This resource, created by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, gives an overview of health coverage options for certain Ukrainian nationals Most Ukrainian nationals arriving in the United States are eligible for health insurance. Certain Ukrainian nationals are eligible for health coverage through Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the Health Insurance Marketplace, or …

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Podcast: Empowering Refugee Women through Workforce Development

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: July 13, 2022
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement, Entrepreneurship
This podcast features a conversation between Rishan Habte, Program Officer for Economic Empowerment at Switchboard and Corine Dehabey, Program Director at US Together, Inc . US Together is a mutual assistance agency/ethnic community-based organization (ECBO) based in Columbus, OH. In this episode, Rishan and Corine discuss US Together’s development program focused on empowering refugee women through employment …

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Blog Post: Can Afghan Newcomers Access Title IV, Federal Student Aid? Answering FAQ’s About New Guidance from the U.S. Department of Education

Author(s): Lindsay Dusard, Switchboard
Date: July 11, 2022
Topic(s): Adult Education
Subtopic(s): Higher Education
As Afghan newcomers begin to find their footing here in the United States, many will explore options for postsecondary and career and technical education. Accessing Title IV, Federal student aid through the U.S. Department of Education can offer critical assistance in financing these goals and aspirations. The Dear Colleague letter released by the U.S. Department …

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Blog Post: Serving Jobseekers with Professional Backgrounds: Workforce Resources for Clients and Staff

Author(s): Emily Hackerson, Switchboard
Date: June 7, 2022
Topic(s): Employment
As employment staff across the resettlement network know, clients with professional backgrounds bring to their job searchin-demand talent, perspective, and commitment, but face unique barriers to attaining quality, professional-level employment. Clients are often ‘starting over’ in a complex workforce that does not always recognize their credentials or transferrable skills. This “brain waste” is not a …

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Blog Post: COVID-19 and Parenthood: Tips and Resources for Sharing with Mothers, Fathers, and Families

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: June 2, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
With Women’s Health Month in May and Men’s Health Month in June, now is a great time to share parenthood resources from the National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM). Debunking myths—including those related to fertility, pregnancy, and parenthood—and encouraging vaccinations and booster shots are key to protecting RIM communities from severe illness …

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Toolkit: Former Soviet Union Vaccination Communications

Author(s): State of Washington Department of Health
Date: July 15, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
The Washington Department of Health collaborated with community-based partners, local governments, and a communications firm to create accessible resources designed to resonate with people from the Former Soviet Union who are not yet vaccinated. These materials are available online in Russian and Ukrainian and explain how COVID-19 vaccines work, address vaccine myths, and help people …

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Guide: 2021 Global Roundtable LGBTIQ+ Persons in Forced Displacement and Statelessness: Protection and Solutions – Discussion Paper

Author(s): UNHCR
Date: June 23, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency: This Discussion Paper on LGBTIQ+ persons in forced displacement was prepared ahead of the 2021 Global Roundtable on Protection and Solutions for LGBTIQ+ people in displacement and sets forth the conceptual framework for UNHCR’s ongoing work on protection and solutions for LGBTIQ+ persons in forced displacement.