Whether you’re a refugee, a volunteer, or an interested community member, these resources will help you navigate the various systems you may encounter when interacting with the refugee resettlement process.
Here’s some information about the nuts and bolts of the resettlement process abroad:
- The Refugee’s Journey to the United States
- Check out the reports at wrapsnet.com to see up-to-date statistics about the numbers of refugees arriving in the US, what cities and states they are settling in, and where they are from!
- Look at this 2019 Resettlement Fact Sheet from UNHCR to see global trends.
Check out this information about CWS and our practices, and how we recommend modeling supportive and empowering relationships with new arrivals:
- 4 Key Philosophies of Church World Service
- This Job Workbook is helpful on a clients’ journey towards self-sufficiency and employment.
Want more information about the histories of countries and conflicts refugees are fleeing, and how best to support refugees in their life transition?
- The Cultural Orientation Resource Center is an incredible resource for country backgrounders and natures of conflict around the world
- USCRI has a great toolkit for how to think well about refugees as they adjust to new life here in the US
- The Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services (JFCS) in partnership with the Florida Center for survivors of torture has comprehensive resource guides for country-based mental health information.
Are you or someone you know seeking asylum? Click on the map below to see the process.