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Video: Who are the Afghan Newcomers Part I: Key Events in Recent Afghan History

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 16, 2022
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness
This video provides a brief overview of recent Afghan history and eras of migration to the U.S. It is part one in a three-part series on Who are the Afghan Newcomers.

Video: Who are the Afghan Newcomers Part II: Social and Cultural Characteristics

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 16, 2022
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness
This video provides an overview of Afghan social and cultural characteristics, including language, religions, ethnicities, and gender roles. It is part two in a three-part series on Who are the Afghan Newcomers.

Video: Who are the Afghan Newcomers Part III: Transitioning to a U.S. Culture

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 16, 2022
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness
This video explores expectations and misconceptions that Afghan newcomers may bring as new arrivals to the United States, along with tips for effective communication and rapport building. It is part three in a three-part series on Who are the Afghan Newcomers.

Video: U. S. Laws Overview

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: February 14, 2022
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs, Safety
This short video covers basic foundational knowledge about U.S. laws that can be used as a primer to share more in-depth details about other specific U.S. laws. It is available in Dari, English, and Pashto. 

Video: Effective Employment Services

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: October 19, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Employment
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement, Job Development, Job Readiness
This animated video provides an overview of six key employment functions beginning with intake and assessment to post job-placement assistance. The video is accompanied by a glossary of key terms, a quiz, and a transcript. These resources are designed for new employment service providers and they can be incorporated into the onboarding process.  
Man standing in front of American flag

Video: U.S. Rights and Responsibilities

Author(s): U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Date: October 13, 2021
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
This video includes information on some laws protecting people in the U.S. from various abuses, actions that are not permissible in the U.S., and resources for reporting abuse and seeking further assistance. 
Man speaking in front of American flag

Video: Vaccine Hesitancy

Author(s): U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Date: October 13, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This video explains required vaccinations for new arrivals to the U.S., including Afghan evacuees. 
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Video: Operation Allies Welcome (OAW): Steps in the Process

Author(s): U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Date: October 13, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Humanitarian Parole
What are some the steps in the Operation Allies Welcome (OAW)? This client-facing video provides answers to questions such as: What will happen to you and your families next?  How will you be able to communicate as you settle in your new home?  What support will be provided to you and your family?

Video: Who are Refugees and How Do They Arrive in the United States?

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: October 6, 2021
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness
This animated video explains the process of refugee resettlement, from flight and displacement to arrival and integration, through the true story of a family’s resettlement experience. This video is designed as an onboarding resource for staff new to the field of refugee resettlement. It is accompanied by a toolkit that includes a reflection activity, a …

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Video: Welcome Video Describing Current COVID-19 Situation in U.S.

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: September 20, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This video, currently available in Dari and Pashto, shares current information about COVID-19 in the United States including the Delta variant, vaccine access, and sources of reliable information.