Fast Resources

These are quick and ready guides and information. They are easily digestible, sharable, and good to share with administrators and advocates alike. These are not comprehensive reports but they are often based on deeper scholarship and applied work.


Legal Aid Society Advisory on President Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration

The Legal Aid Society’s Immigration Law Unit explains the effect of the executive orders already issued by the president and discusses executive orders that appear or are rumored to be in process or are expected to be signed soon. The information is quite detailed and is a good starting-point for anyone attempting to gain a …

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Refugee Portal at Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services

Quick and easy access to resources for refugee families in Spanish, Somali, Nepalese, Arabic, Karen, and Burmese on the topics of family life and parenting, early childhood, the U.S. school system (K-12), children’s books, and health/mental health. Organized and hosted by Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services, a project of the US Conference of Catholic …

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Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services

Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services (BRYCS) is a project of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops/Migration and Refugee Services (USCCB/MRS). BRYCS maintains the nation’s largest online collection of resources related to refugee and immigrant children and families. Pages can be translated into numerous languages with a single click. The BRYCS web site and clearinghouse …

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Legal Aid Society, Immigration Law Unit – Know Your Rights, Executive Actions, Deportation Information

Legal Aid Society, Immigration Law Unit – Know Your Rights, Executive Actions, Deportation Information  The Legal Aid Society is a nonprofit public interest law firm for low-income families and individuals. The Society’s Immigration Law Unit provides an emergency plan information factsheet to help communities prepare in case of detention and deportation of a family member. …

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ICE Raids in New York: Get Informed and Know Your Rights!

This publication describes who may be at risk of being targeted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and what to do if ICE approaches you on the street (before giving your name or any information, ask, “Am I free to go?”) or comes to your home (they need a warrant signed by a judge to …

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Apps for Refugees

Apps for Refugees A collection of helpful apps for smartphones as well as websites. Apps include language help and phrasebooks, maps, aid resources, and government and NGO websites. Primarily European resources but the site includes some resources for North America. You can filter by platform (IOS, Android), locations and topics. Apps for Refugees is a …

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Church World Service (CWS)

Church World Service is a faith-based organization transforming communities around the globe through just and sustainable responses to hunger, poverty, displacement and disaster. Church World Service (CWS)

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Liberty in North Korea

Liberty in North Korea LiNK is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization that provides support, information, and resources for North Korean refugees. Rescue Teams in South Korea and Southeast Asia support North Korean refugees leaving North Korea or China. In South Korea and the United States, LiNK’s Resettlement Assistance Program connects resettling refugees to resources and support, …

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I’m Your Neighbor Books

I’m Your Neighbor is a project which promotes the use of children’s literature featuring “new arrival” cultures and groups to engage the entire community in a discussion of commonalities and differences. The project features a recommended list of books and an evolving list of engagement projects for educators, librarians, and community organizations who seek to …

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Public Libraries in Europe Welcome Refugees

Public Libraries in Europe Welcome Refugees Broad list of services and offerings that libraries across Europe. Good programs to model services on. Not comprehensive but good information across the board.

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