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Poster: Unaccompanied Children (UC) and Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (URM) Infographics

Author(s): Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
Date: September 14, 2021
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Guardianship
These infographics were designed by the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) for the public. They are related to helping Unaccompanied Afghan Minors (UAMs) and will be useful for both Unaccompanied Children (UC) and Unaccompanied Refugee Minor (URM) programs. Infographics include: State Help for Afghan Children Interested in Fostering? How UC Qualify for URM UC and …

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Video: SIV Stories: Starting Anew in the United States – Qahtan and Leen’s Family

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: May 5, 2016
Topic(s): Case Management, Employment, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Guardianship
This video is part of a four-video series focusing on the experiences of Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) holders that resettled to the United States. Qahtan and Leen are Iraqis who have successfully created a new life for themselves and their two sons after five years in Austin, Texas. They discuss the importance of employment for …

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Tip Sheet: Legal Guardianship for Refugee Children Living in the U.S. with Relatives

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: August 9, 2012
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Guardianship
This resource explains the process of becoming a legal guardian, and the responsibilities and benefits of being a guardian of refugee children. 
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Tip Sheet: Guardianship Fact Sheet for Staff Assisting Refugee Families

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: May 10, 2012
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Guardianship
This fact sheet provides basic information for helping refugee families to understand and establish kegal guardianship when caring for the children of relatives (such as grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, siblings) or friends. 
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Toolkit: Refugees and the U.S. Child Welfare System: A Toolkit for Service Providers

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: October 2, 2006
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, Guardianship
This toolkit serves to: Be a training guide for refugee resettlement staff to improve their understanding of how the child welfare system works, and how to access and assist clients in obtaining services. Provide a common vocabulary of child welfare terms, enabling refugee resettlement staff to make appropriate referrals for child welfare services. Dispel misconceptions …

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