9 Things You should know About Refugees in America
Here are 9 things you should know about how the laws, policies, and numbers regarding refugees in America:
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.
The Cross Cultural Health Care Program
The Cross Cultural Health Care Program (CCHCP) is a nonprofit training and consulting organization founded in 1992. Our mission is to serve as a bridge between communities and health care institutions to advance access to quality health care that is culturally and linguistically appropriate.
Cross Cultural Health Website
Office of Refugee Resettlement: Overseas Refugee Arrival Data
U.S. Department of State: Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services: Gives information about these services.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
The IFRC is the world’s largest humanitarian organization providing assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions. IFRC believes in building a spirit of hope, giving people dignity, and creating equity for vulnerable people, including refugees.
International Organization for Migration
The International Organization for Migration believes that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society. IOM seeks to assist in migration management, help people understand migration issues, create further social and economic development as a result of migration, and maintain the dignity of all migrants.
International Association For Refugees
IAFR was established in 2009 in response to the need for an international Christian non-profit to seek the welfare of forcibly displaced people together with the church.
Refugee Highway Partnership
The Refugee Highway Partnership was created out of a desire to connect the many people and organizations that were involved in ministry along the refugee highway.
Refugees International advocates for lifesaving assistance and protection for displaced people and promotes solutions to displacement crises. We are an independent organization, and do not accept any government or UN funding.
UNHCR: United Nations High Command for Refugees
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees.
USA for UNHCR
USA for UNHCR supports the UN Refugee Agency’s life-saving and life-changing work to help refugees and other displaced people. Together with UNHCR, they strive to meet the needs of the world’s most vulnerable people through education, advocacy and fundraising in the United States.
UNHCR-Lesson Modules for teachers about Refugees
UNHCR-Photo Galleries of refugees. Photos that may be used for free for media use.