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Tip Sheet: What is the Fair Housing Act?

Author(s): Refugee Housing Solutions
Date: October 14, 2022
Topic(s): Housing
Subtopic(s): Federal Housing Programs
While refugees are not a specific protected class, the Fair Housing Act (FHA) prohibits discrimination based on national origin and religion in all housing transactions. This factsheet, created by Refugee Housing Solutions, explains examples of discrimination and how to file a complaint if a refugee has experienced discrimination.

Tip Sheet: Understanding Your Lease Agreement

Author(s): Refugee Housing Solutions
Date: October 13, 2022
Topic(s): Housing
Subtopic(s): Household Pests, Housing Orientation, Landlords
Having a successful tenancy builds a refugee’s and newcomer’s rental history. This sheet, created by Refugee Housing Solutions, covers how to understand a lease and the legal responsibilities implied so that a refugee or newcomer knows what to look out for before signing.

Tip Sheet: Who is a Refugee, Afghan Evacuee, and Asylum Seeker?

Author(s): Refugee Housing Solutions
Date: October 13, 2022
Topic(s): Housing, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Adjustment of Status
This factsheet, created by Refugee Housing Solutions, breaks down the definitions of refugee and asylum seeker under both international and U.S. law, as well as an overview of what it means to be an Afghan evacuee.

Tip Sheet: Social Security Numbers for Noncitizens

Author(s): Social Security Administration
Date: September 26, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Social Security Number
This resource, created by the Social Security Administration, provides resources for noncitizens regarding social security numbers. Service providers and clients can use this resource and the Immigration webpage to find more answers about how to obtain a SSN, multilanguage resources, and resources for workers and students. 

Tip Sheet: Monkeypox (MPV) What You Need to Know

Author(s): State of Washington Department of Health
Date: September 19, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Monkeypox
This tip sheet, created by the Washington State Department of Health, provides clients with information regarding monkeypox and is available in 13 languages. 

Tip Sheet: Online Safety Tip Sheet

Author(s): Center for Adjustment, Resilience, and Recovery (CARRE)
Date: August 22, 2022
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Digital Inclusion, Safety
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This resource, created by CARRE, is intended to help service providers educate clients on how to respond to online threats or harassment.  It is aimed at children and youth at risk of online sexual exploitation, or “sexploitation.” Tips include: Block: Instead of responding to the person bothering you online, immediately block them. DO NOT send …

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Tip Sheet: Seven Tips to Stay Safe Online

Author(s): Center for Adjustment, Resilience, and Recovery (CARRE)
Date: August 22, 2022
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Digital Inclusion, Safety
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This resource, created by CARRE, provides clients with seven tips for staying safe online. It is aimed at children and youth at risk of online sexual exploitation, or “sexploitation.” Tips include: Change privacy settings Do not share personal photos, videos, or information Never send money Never meet up Block any online aggressors Tell a trusted …

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Tip Sheet: Afghan Placement and Assistance (APA) Program Fact Sheet

Author(s): Intergovernmental Consultations on Migration, Asylum and Refugees (IGC)
Date: August 2, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management
Subtopic(s): Program Eligibility
This resource, created by the U.S. Department of State, provides information on the Afghan Placement and Assistance Program (APA).

Tip Sheet: Get the Facts: Vaccines for Children and Youth

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: June 15, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This tip sheet provides information about vaccines for children and youth. Among other information, it conveys that children and youth will be safest when they are vaccinated; that the vaccine protects everyone, including children and youth, from getting COVID-19; that vaccines are safe for children and youth; and that mild side effects are normal.
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Tip Sheet: Get the Facts. Delta Variant: What You Need to Know

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: June 15, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This fact sheet provides information about the Delta variant of COVID-19. This information includes that viruses are always changing; that many variants of the COVID-19 virus have already been discovered and are being monitored; that the Delta variant is one of the COVID-19 variants that scientists are monitoring; and that vaccines, wearing a mask, social …

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