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Guide: Humanitarian Parole Explainer for UAMs

Author(s): Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
Date: August 2, 2022
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Humanitarian Parole
Here is an explanatory document in English, Dari, and Pashto for Unaccompanied Afghan Minors (UAMs) who have been given humanitarian parole to help explain to UAMs what Humanitarian Parole is (and isn’t) and was created in response to feedback from programs that there was confusion about Humanitarian Parole status. The target audience of the document …

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Guide: Keeping Safe! Children’s Bilingual Guide

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: August 2, 2022
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Unaccompanied Refugee Minors
This guide, created by BRYCS, was created for unaccompanied children and will assist young people in knowing their rights while they are in the United States, keeping them safe so they can thrive in their life journeys.

Guide: Cultural Backgrounder: Refugees from Ukraine

Author(s): EURITA
Date: July 27, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management, Cultural Awareness
Subtopic(s): Country Guides
This resource, created by EURITA, provides guidance document provides resettlement communities with information on refugees from Ukraine.

Guide: FAQ for Dear Colleague Letter on Eligible Noncitizen Update – Afghan Arrivals Education

Author(s): Department of Education
Date: July 20, 2022
Topic(s): Adult Education
Subtopic(s): Higher Education
These resources include the Dear Colleague Letter from the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Planning, and Innovation of the Department of Education and a FAQ sheet to provide a clearer understanding of the updated policies. 

Guide: Resettlement Services Continue after 90 Days

Author(s): Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
Date: July 18, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management
Subtopic(s): Program Eligibility
This resource, created by the Administration for Children & Families, can be shared with clients who speak English, Dari, and Pashto. It explains the continuation of services beyond 90 days. 

Guide: Benefits for Ukrainian Humanitarian Parolees

Author(s): Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
Date: July 15, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management, Health, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Healthcare, Humanitarian Parole, Program Eligibility
This fact sheet, created by the Office of Refugee Resettlement, provides insight to the benefits that Ukrainian Humanitarian Parolees are eligible for. 

Guide: Responding to Human Trafficking Among Individuals from Afghanistan Tip Sheet

Author(s): Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
Date: July 15, 2022
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Advocacy
This tip sheet provides instructions on appropriately responding to human trafficking among individuals from Afghanistan. It includes information on potential warning signs; describes how to conduct trauma-informed, culturally responsive assessments and report concerns; and lists additional resources. 

Guide: Health Coverage Options for Certain Ukrainian Nationals

Author(s): Department of Homeland Security
Date: July 14, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management, Health
Subtopic(s): Healthcare
This resource, created by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, gives an overview of health coverage options for certain Ukrainian nationals Most Ukrainian nationals arriving in the United States are eligible for health insurance. Certain Ukrainian nationals are eligible for health coverage through Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the Health Insurance Marketplace, or …

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Guide: Recommendations for Welcoming and Inclusive Vaccination Sites

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: June 15, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This guide includes tips and best practices for creating inclusive vaccination sites including staffing, a welcoming environment, engagement, and communications materials.

Guide: Operation Allies Welcome: Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Programs & Resources

Author(s): Department of Housing and Urban Development
Date: May 20, 2022
Topic(s): Housing
Subtopic(s): Federal Housing Programs
This resource list, developed by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), includes information that clients can use if they need help with housing. Available assistance will depend on their immigration status; their income level or other eligibility criteria; and availability of the housing or assistance in the area.