COVID-19 Resource Page for U.S. Clients

As the global pandemic continues, we know asylum seekers, asylees, and refugees across the country have many questions.

To help our clients, HIAS has created a Know Your Rights guide. The guide, available in seven languages, has information on housing, immigration concerns, employment, healthcare, and more. 

Click to download the guide in: English, Spanish, French, Russian, Swahili, Arabic, or Farsi.

Below find more pandemic-related information and resources for asylum seekers, asylees, and refugees, as well as resettlement and immigration legal services staff.

General

  •  Switchboard, a one-stop resource hub for refugee service providers in the U.S., maintains a comprehensive round-up of multilingual COVID-19 resources.

  •  RCUSA has created a COVID-19 landing page with Coronavirus-related content and links to a host of resources.

  • The Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE), a technical assistance program which connects and supports refugee resettlement staff globally, put together a comprehensive list of resources in various languages.

Immigration-related Information from the Federal Government

  •  For information on the operational status of the nation’s immigration courts, see this page from the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR)

  •  For information on the nation’s asylum offices during this time, see this page from US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

  • For updates from Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), see this page  

Health

  • The CDC maintains many helpful resources on their website

  •  Fact Sheets in many languages from the State of Washington’s Department of Health

  •  A list of useful resources in fifteen languages from CORE

Employment

Stimulus