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Guide: Client Documentation and Benefits for Afghan Parolees

Author(s): CLINIC
Date: October 13, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Humanitarian Parole
This guide, co-published by CLINIC and Migration Refugee Services, provides information and samples of the type of documents that Afghan parolees may be issued by DHS. It explains what resettlement agencies should look for when determining an Afghan parolee’s eligibility for resettlement benefits as well what immigration practitioner should look for when determining an Afghan …

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

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: October 6, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Immigration Legal Needs
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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Archived Webinar: Psychological First Aid (PFA) to Support Clients Affected by the Crisis in Afghanistan

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: October 4, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Mental Health and Wellness
Hosted on October 4, 2021, this training was delivered by Beth Farmer, Director for Safety, Education, and Wellness, IRC; Maliha Mirza, Behavioral Health Social Worker, HealthPoint ; and Dr. Omar Reda, Board-Certified Psychiatrist and Founder of Project Untangled Model of Care. Webinar transcript coming soon! In an emergency, like the crisis in Afghanistan, it is …

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Guide: Benefits for Afghan Humanitarian Parolees

Author(s): Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
Date: October 1, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Immigration Legal Needs
This information guide, from the Office of Refugee Resettlement, answers questions including: who are afghans with humanitarian parole; what benefits are they eligible for; where and when they can apply for benefits; and what documents are necessary to receive benefits. 

Blog Post: How to Ensure Every Eligible Family is Benefiting from the Child Tax Credit

Author(s): Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Switchboard
Date: September 27, 2021
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Financial Capabilities
The American Rescue Plan, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, provides the largest Child Tax Credit ever. As of July 15, 2021, most families with children are automatically receiving monthly payments of $250 or $300 per child without having to take any action. However, some ORR-eligible populations may be missing out. Below is information about the Child Tax Credit and what refugee service providers can do to ensure their clients are receiving these funds.

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 commonly face. They include information about: Your rights as an employee Your rights as a student Your rights if stopped by the police Your rights if federal law enforcement contacts you Your rights …

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

Author(s): 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. 
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Tip Sheet: Get the Facts. Delta Variant: What You Need to Know

Author(s): 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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Poster: Chickenpox Spreads Easily

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: September 15, 2021
Topic(s): Health
This poster includes the following information: Chickenpox spreads easily. If you have chickenpox symptoms, immediately report your symptoms to medical staff. The most common symptom of chickenpox is a rash that turns into itchy, fluid-filled blisters. Other symptoms include: Fever Loss of appetite Headache Tiredness Adults, pregnant women, and those with a weak immune system …

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Poster: Measles Spreads Easily

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: September 15, 2021
Topic(s): Health
This poster covers the following information: Measles spreads easily. If you have measles symptoms, immediately report your symptoms to medical staff. The most common symptoms of measles are a fever and a rash. Other symptoms include: High fever (may spike to more than 104°F) Cough Runny nose Red, watery eyes Rash that breaks out 3-5 …

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