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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. It is available in English with translations in multiple languages coming soon. 

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 tip sheet outlines what is known so far about the Omicron variant of COVID-19 and how to stay as safe as possible as it spreads in our communities. It is available in Arabic, Dari, English, Pashto, and Swahili. 

Podcast: From Turmoil to Triumph: Assisting Refugees in their Journey to Entrepreneurship Part II

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: December 22, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Employment
Subtopic(s): Entrepreneurship
This two-part podcast series features a conversation between Rishan Habte, Program Officer for Economic Empowerment at Switchboard and Khalid Ahmadzai, Director of Economic Advancement at Canopy Northwest Arkansas. In this episode, they discuss microlending; how participants are selected for the Canopy Northwest entrepreneurship program; success stories; and more!

Podcast: From Turmoil to Triumph: Assisting Refugees in their Journey to Entrepreneurship Part I

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: December 22, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Employment
Subtopic(s): Entrepreneurship
This two-part podcast series features a conversation between Rishan Habte, Program Officer for Economic Empowerment at Switchboard and Khalid Ahmadzai, Director of Economic Advancement at Canopy Northwest Arkansas. In part one, Khalid shares his story of growing up in Kabul, Afghanistan; how he created the existing microlending entrepreneurship program at Canopy; and the collaborative process …

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Poster: Understand Your Rights & Responsibilities in the United States

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: December 3, 2021
Topic(s): Employment, Immigration Legal Needs, Safety
Subtopic(s): Domestic Violence, Employment Rights
This flyer, produced by the International Rescue Committee, describes important laws and rights that apply to everyone who lives and works in the United States. These include laws surrounding violence and exploitation, discrimination, and child abuse and neglect. It also shares information about civil rights and the right to work. This flyer is available in …

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Archived Webinar: Access to Housing, Disaster Relief, and Homelessness Assistance Programs for Immigrants

Author(s): Welcoming America
Date: December 2, 2021
Topic(s): Housing, Safety
Subtopic(s): Emergency Preparedness, Federal Housing Programs
This webinar covers public assistance services and how immigration status affects — or doesn’t affect — one’s ability to receive assistance in housing, disaster relief, and/or homelessness.

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

Author(s): Department of Housing and Urban Development
Date: November 29, 2021
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. 

Blog Post: Emergency Rental Assistance Programs: Opportunities for Refugees and other ORR-Eligible Clients

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: November 8, 2021
Topic(s): Housing
Subtopic(s): Federal Housing Programs
Photo credit: AOberstadt/IRC Housing is a key challenge facing refugee service providers and communities around the U.S. There is an opportunity to coordinate with state or local partners on the use of existing federal programs, Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) 1 and 2, to support clients, including refugees and other Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)-eligible clients. …

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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 including their safety and efficacy. It is available in 37 languages and there is also a customizable version available. 
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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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