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Tip Sheet: Know your rights: Important information for Cubans and Haitians entering the United States regarding Medical Care

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: August 30, 2023
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Healthcare
Regardless of immigration status, people who have medical needs or concerns should seek treatment. Delaying needed medical care may worsen a health condition or make it more likely someone will need more complicated, lengthy, or expensive treatment. This resource, created by NRC- RIM, is intended to provide information for Cubans and Haitians entering the United …

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Tip Sheet: What You Need to Know About Body Safety and Consent

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: August 9, 2023
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This resource, created by the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, is intended to educate newcomer parents and children on the importance of body safety and consent. This guide is available in three languages: English, Dari, and Pashto.

Tip Sheet: Lead Poisoning Testing & Treatment

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: July 13, 2023
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Lead Poisoning
The Center of Excellence for Newcomer Health has named lead poisoning as a priority health condition for Afghan newcomers, particularly infants, children, and women of reproductive age. The Lead Poisoning Collection includes practical resources to support organizations and individuals working to prevent and address lead exposure and poisoning among Afghan newcomers, including translated print materials, social media assets, text …

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Tip Sheet: Lead Poisoning Prevention

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: July 13, 2023
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Lead Poisoning
The Center of Excellence for Newcomer Health has named lead poisoning as a priority health condition for Afghan newcomers, particularly infants, children, and women of reproductive age. The Lead Poisoning Collection includes practical resources to support organizations and individuals working to prevent and address lead exposure and poisoning among Afghan newcomers, including translated print materials, social …

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Tip Sheet: Vaccines Save Lives

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE), International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: May 24, 2023
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19, Flu
This poster, created by International Rescue Committee and CORE, provides vaccine information resource to help your clients stay up to date and informed on vaccines and their health. This new resource is offered in 19 languages. This resource in intended to inform newcomer clients. 

Tip Sheet: Uniting for Ukraine Health Information

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: April 3, 2023
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19, Tuberculosis
This resource, created by NRC-RIM, provides information for Ukrainian Newcomers regarding COVID-19, tuberculosis, and polio vaccinations. Newcomers who have arrived through the Uniting for Ukraine program have access to certain health benefits: Health insurance through a variety of state and federal programs Domestic Medical Screening They also have two main health requirements:  Certify that they …

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Tip Sheet: Virtual Mental Health Care for Refugee Newcomers: Considerations when making referrals

Author(s): National Newcomer Navigation Network
Date: January 25, 2023
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
This resource, created by N4 (National Newcomer Navigation Network), provides some best practices to providing virtual mental health services to newcomers. Please note: Virtual mental health (VMH) services are provided in ways that do not involve in-person contact between the provider and the service user. VMH services have been found to be effective and satisfactory …

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Tip Sheet: Operation Allies Welcome (OAW) Afghan Security Vetting

Author(s): Afghan Evac
Date: January 17, 2023
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
This graphic, created by Afghan Evac, describes the series of identity and security checks required during consideration of individuals for Operation Allies Welcome (OAW).

Tip Sheet: Department of State Flight Manifest Eligibility

Author(s): Afghan Evac
Date: January 1, 2023
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
This chart, created by Afghan Evac, is meant to provide a general overview of flight manifest eligibility for various populations. It does not provide definitions for each possible type of visa status.

Tip Sheet: Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (URM) Program

Author(s): Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
Date: December 28, 2022
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Through its network of providers, the Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (URM) Program serves some of the most vulnerable children and youth in the world — those who were fleeing persecution, violence, or abuse, and entered the United States without a parent or custodian. The program provides foster care and other living arrangements, as well as the …

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