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.
Below find more pandemic-related information and resources for asylum seekers, asylees, and refugees, as well as resettlement and immigration legal services staff.
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
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
Guidance on applying for unemployment insurance
This page from the Department of Labor has guidance in a variety of languages on paid sick leave
The National Employment Law Project maintains a resource list and set of Q&A’s