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Guide: U.S. Employers’ Guide to Hiring Afghan Refugees

Author(s): Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS), The Tent Foundation
Date: November 22, 2021
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Welcoming Communities
The U.S. Employers’ Guide to Hiring Afghan Refugees is a manual for businesses that answers common questions about hiring Afghans who have recently arrived in the United States. It was developed by Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) and the Tent Partnership for Refugees (Tent). It includes information on why to hire Afghan refugees, how …

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Guide: U.S. Employers’ Guide to Hiring Refugees

Author(s): Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS), The Tent Foundation
Date: February 19, 2018
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Job Development
The U.S. Employers’ Guide to Hiring Refugees is a manual to assist businesses that are interested in hiring refugees and have questions about the logistics and practicality of hiring refugees in the United States. This Guide contains essential information on a variety of topics related to refugee recruitment and employment, including: An explanation of who …

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Guide: Careers & Connections: A Program Planning and Implementation Guide for Employment Mentoring

Author(s): Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS)
Date: June 6, 2015
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement, Job Development, Job Readiness
Employment-focused mentoring is one way that local communities and churches can stand with newcomers to overcome obstacles that inhibit economic success and block the routes out of poverty. Employment-focused mentoring leverages social networks to more effectively support newcomers’ long-term integration, and it can also be a critical support for career advancement. The Careers and Connections …

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