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Tip Sheet: Get the Facts: COVID-19 Testing

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: January 12, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This tip sheet provides information about the benefits of getting a COVID-19 test, when to get tested, and the typical process testing uses. Among other information, the tip sheet conveys that even if you are vaccinated, you can get infected with COVID-19 and may not know it because you may not feel sick; that when …

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Tip Sheet: Get the Facts: Omicron

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: December 28, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This fact sheet conveys that viruses, like the ones that causes COVID-19, are always changing, that a big change is called a variant, and that Omicron is an easily spread variant. It describes how to protect yourself and your family by wearing masks, getting the booster shot, practicing social distancing, washing hands frequently, staying home …

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Tip Sheet: USDA Rural Housing Service Program: An Available Option for the Afghan Resettlement Program

Author(s): U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Date: December 14, 2021
Topic(s): Housing
Subtopic(s): Federal Housing Programs
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides direct financial rental assistance for qualifying tenants under short-term (6-12 months) and long-term (12 months+) housing programs. USDA has determined that many Afghan arrivals, including those who are part of the Afghan Placement and Assistance Program (APA), may qualify for this program. Under the USDA program, rental …

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

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: November 5, 2021
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: Employment Information Regarding Afghan Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) Holders and Parolees

Author(s): U.S. Department of Justice Immigrant & Employee Rights Section Civil Rights Division (DOJIER)
Date: October 29, 2021
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Employment Rights
Afghan parolees who have received permission to work from the United States government, Afghan Special Immigrant Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), and Afghan Special Immigrant Conditional Permanent Residents (CPRs) are allowed to work in the United States. This fact sheet, issued by the Department of Justice Immigrant and Employee Rights Section (IER), provides general information about …

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Tip Sheet: How to Access and Print Your Lawful Record of Admission (I-94 Form)

Author(s): U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Date: October 21, 2021
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
This tip sheet explains that if you were recently processed as an undocumented non-citizen or traveler with an Alien registration number (“A number”), you may follow these instructions to print your I-94 Form. It also conveys that if someone requests your admission information, this is the form you would provide. Separate instructions and screenshots are …

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Tip Sheet: Get the Facts: Vaccines are Safe for Couples, Pregnant Women, and New Parents

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: September 27, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This two-page fact sheet addresses concerns related to the COVID-19 vaccine and fertility and parenthood. It conveys that getting vaccinated is one way you can stay strong and healthy so you can continue to provide for your family. When you get vaccinated you also protect your children, because it makes you less likely to infect …

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Tip Sheet: Get the Facts: Breakthrough Infections

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: September 21, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This one-page fact sheet defines “breakthrough infection,” conveys that this type of COVID-19 infection is rare but does happen, and explains that vaccination still protects against serious illness in the case of breakthrough infections.
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Tip Sheet: Know Your Rights

Author(s): Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)
Date: September 20, 2021
Topic(s): Employment, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Employment Rights
These Know Your Rights (KYR) tip sheets summarize many of the same rights all Americans enjoy, but they focuses on issues Muslims more commonly face. They include information about rights as an employee; rights as a student; rights if stopped by the police; rights if federal law enforcement contacts you; rights if the Department of …

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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: September 16, 2021
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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