US links, useful sources of information about the United States

A good website about migrants and refugees rights in the US Rights in Exile Programme is a good link for information about refugees and migrants rights. It is a list of pro bono legal assistance providers and it is also a directory of organisations, lawyers, and others who are able to assist refugees free-of-charge in legal matters and help secure refugee rights. This list may also be of use to legal providers assembling and arguing cases elsewhere in the world for information on country of origin, case development, and other help. Here is the link to the the services in the US for refugees and migrants http://www.refugeelegalaidinformation.org/united-states-america-pro-bono-directory

The USA, employment, jobs, work permit

1. USA immigration and work visas

https://workpermit.com/immigration/usa

2. USAJOBS>>https://www.usajobs.gov/

3. Immigrant Professional Employment Program https://www.upwardlyglobal.org/programs/

4. Working in the US- https://www.uscis.gov/working-us

Asylum, Legal, Travel Documents, Passports, Identity Cards

Websites or documents about legal rights and procedures about migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in this country.

Refugees and asylum

Apply for refugee status from within the USA, find out how to come to the USA as a refugee, sponsor a refugee or find refugee services in the USA.

sponsor a refugee or find refugee services in Canada.

Source: https://www.usa.gov/immigration-and-citizenship

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship USA Departmental Plan 2018–2019

 

Source: Refworld

Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions.

Visas Info

Visas are required for citizens of a number of countries. For the most current list of countries whose citizens require visas to visit the USA, consult the Citizenship and Immigration USA website:

https://ais.usvisa-info.com/

For the main CIC page on immigrating to the USA, click here, or contact your nearest USAIN Embassy or Consulate for specific details:

https://www.ustraveldocs.com/in/

Visitors intending to stay for six months or more must register and declare their intention to the examining officer when entering the USA. Those who expect their term of employment to last for 36 months or more should contact the immigration authorities for guidelines.

Housing, Homeless, Shelter, Accommodation, Lodging, Camps

Websites or documents about possible places where people can live in this country.

Refugees Welcome (Housing)

https://www.refugees-welcome.net/

Housing and settlement in the USA

https://www.usaid.gov/haiti/shelter-and-housing

The US Opens Mass Shelter in Texas for Migrant Children

The federal government is opening a new mass facility to hold migrant children in Texas and considering detaining hundreds of more youths on three military bases around the country, adding a total of 3,000 new beds to the overtaxed system. https://www.voanews.com/usa/immigration/us-opens-mass-shelter-texas-migrant-children

The USA: Education, Schools, Universities

The Education System in the USA https://www.studyusa.com/en/a/58/understanding-the-american-education-system

The American education system offers a rich field of choices for international students. There is such an array of schools, programs, and locations that the choices may overwhelm students, even those from the U.S. A

Guide to the education system in the united states(pdf)

https://isss.umn.edu/publications/USEducation/2.pdf

https://educationusa.state.gov/scholarships/educationusa-scholarship
 

The USA for UNHCR

Education https://www.unrefugees.org/what-we-do/education/ More than half of the world’s refugees are under the age of 18. Without access to education, an entire generation’s future is at risk.

05. Healthcare, Medical, Hygiene

Websites or documents about healthcare rights of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in this country

PAHO- pdf

https://www.paho.org/salud-en-las-americas-2017/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Print-Version-English.pdf

Refugee health in the United States

Refugee health in the United States focuses on the health, treatment, and healthcare barriers of migrants to the United States who have relocated from their country of origin, often because of factors such as political instability, war, or natural disaster.

Public Health Agencies: Their Roles in Educating Public Health Professionals

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK221185/

Unaccompanied Minors, Young People, Children

 

1. Unaccompanied Refugee Minors

2. Unaccompanied migrant children in the United States

https://journalistsresource.org/studies/government/immigration/unaccompanied-migrant-children-united-states-research-roundup/

https://www.unrefugees.org/refugee-facts/usa/

Refugees and Asylees in the United States

https://www.migrationpolicy.org/article/refugees-and-asylees-united-states

The USA :Others, Cash Transfer, Social Support, Care

1. (pdf)Cash transfers for refugees>>

https://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/resource-documents/11522.pdf

2. UNHCR:

https://donate.unhcr.org/in/syria/

3. Financial Assistance for Refugees https://www.sccgov.org/sites/ssa/debs/calworks/Pages/refugees.aspx

4. Social support in refugee resettlement.

https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2014-12224-007

LGBTQ migration

LGBTQ migration is the movement of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people around the world and domestically, often to escape discrimination or ill-treatment due to their sexuality. Globally, many LGBTQ people attempt to leave discriminatory regions in search of more tolerant ones.