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Tip Sheet: Benefits for Afghan and Iraqi Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) Holders

Author(s): Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
Date: July 29, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Immigration Legal Needs
This fact sheet explains the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) benefits and services that Afghan and Iraqi Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) Holders may be eligible for. This could include Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA), Matching Grant (MG) program, Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA), employment services, and specialized programs. 
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Tip Sheet: Get the Facts: Vaccines for Children and Youth

Author(s): NRC-RIM
Date: July 28, 2021
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This fact sheet explains that children and youth will be safest once vaccinated; that vaccinating children and youth helps protect the whole community; that vaccines are safe, effective, and free; what to expect at a vaccination appointment; and what side effects are possible.
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Tip Sheet: Get the Facts: Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

Author(s): NRC-RIM
Date: July 7, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This fact sheet discusses the rare side effects of the Johnson and Johnson (J&J) vaccine. It explains the blood clot side effect that occurred, that it was extremely rare, that you should watch for certain symptoms after receiving the J&J vaccine, that the J&J vaccine is still safe, and that other vaccine options are available. …

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Tip Sheet: Get the Facts Short Fact Sheet

Author(s): NRC-RIM
Date: April 16, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This one pager, available in more than 30 languages, offer facts about COVID-19 vaccines in a simple and memorable way that counters common misconceptions. These facts address cost, ingredients, side effects, eligibility and more. There is a ready-to-use version and a customizable version.
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Tip Sheet: Get the Facts Long Fact Sheet

Author(s): NRC-RIM
Date: April 16, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This fact sheet, available in more than 30 languages, offer facts about COVID-19 vaccines in a simple and memorable way that counters common misconceptions. These facts address cost, ingredients, side effects, eligibility and more. There is a ready-to-use version and a customizable version.
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Tip Sheet: When You are Sick

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: April 8, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This fact sheet provides steps to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community if you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. Steps include staying home except to get medical care, separating yourself from other people in your home, calling ahead …

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Tip Sheet: Trauma-Informed Strategies To Engage With Youth Seeking Asylum

Author(s): Global Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
Date: April 8, 2021
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness, Safety
Children who have been exposed to trauma can experience learning difficulties, regression in development (e.g., bed-wetting, speech), sleep disruption, clinginess, or may break rules and push boundaries. This pocket card offers some tips to keep in mind as volunteers and behavioral health professionals engage with youth seeking asylum.
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Tip Sheet: Outreach to Faith-Based Organizations During COVID-19

Author(s): NRC-RIM
Date: March 22, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This resource includes tips for connecting and collaborating with faith-based organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic, including identifying organizations, outreach, and building a relationship.
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Tip Sheet: What to Expect from an Interpreter: Communicating Effectively with Your Child’s School

Author(s): National Accreditation of Educational Translators and Interpreters of Spoken Languages
Date: March 20, 2021
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Interpretation
Self-advocacy is an essential skill among bilingual families. In education, professional interpreters/translators support families with communication to ensure that they can protect their own rights and lift their own voices. This tip sheet (available in 13 languages) describe the basic knowledge and skills that families should expect from professional interpreters/translators in education, and a list …

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Tip Sheet: What is the Public Charge Standard?

Author(s): CLINIC
Date: March 18, 2021
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Adjustment of Status
On March 9, 2021, all enforcement of the DHS Public Charge rule ended, and the agency discontinued use of Form I-944. The agency also removed the rule from the Code of Federal Regulations. It is now reinstating the 1999 interim guidance on public charge. This FAQ answers common questions on the Public Charge standard that …

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