Immigration and Refugee links

Global Refugee Reports | General Info and Advocacy | Faith Resources | Refugee and Immigrant Health | Immigration Issues | US Government Sites | Programs for Torture Survivors | Resources on Trafficking | Coping with Stress | Resources by Region | Unaccompanied Refugee Children

Also see IRP Resources and Resources for Refugee Co-sponsors

Global Refugee Reports

Forced Migration Online: A World of Information on Human Displacement --

Researching Forced Migration: A Guide to Reference and Information Sources --

U.S. Committee for Refugees World Refugee Survey 2009 An annual overview of global refugee situations & statistics (

Human Rights Watch World Report 2010 A report on the events in dozens of countries and updates on topical issues including refugees and displaced persons, women and children's rights, landmines, and international justice (

World Migration Map Data Tool

"From 'There' to 'Here': Refugee Resettlement in Metropolitan America"

General Information and Advocacy Links

Amnesty International

Center for Applied Linguistics

Detention Watch Network

FilmAid International

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC)

Human Rights Watch

Immigration Films List


Interfaith Immigration

Interfaith Worker Justice

International Organization for Migration

Jubilee Partners

Muslim Refugees in the United States: A Guide for Service Providers

National Immigration Forum

Reform Immigration for America

Refugee Council USA

Refugees International

RefugeeWorks, the national center for refugee employment and self-sufficiency

UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Women’s Refugee Commission

World Council of Churches Refugee and Migration Service

Faith Resources

Aliens and Strangers: The Scope of the Kingdom and the Logic of the Gospel (seminar outline)

Seven Biblical Principles for the Care and Nurture of Refugees

"Welcoming the Stranger: A Toolkit for Christian Education and Action on Comprehensive Immigration Reform."

"I was a stranger and you welcomed me" Sermon Resources on Immigration

Refugee and Immigrant Health

Healthy Living Toolkit -- Resources for use in discussions about Communicable Diseases, Domestic Violence, Health Care, Hygiene, Maternal and Child Health, Nutrition Related Diseases, Respiratory Diseases, and Women's Health in many languages, including Arabic, Bosnian, Burmese, English, Farsi (Persian), French, Haitian Creole, Hmong, Karen, Kirundi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, and Vietnamese. More languages being added!

Immigration Law, Services, and Other Issues

Immigrant Legal Resource Center

National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild

ACLU Immigrants Rights Project

American Bar Association Commission on Immigration Policy, Practice and Pro Bono

American Immigration Lawyers Association

Asylum Law.Org

Catholic Legal Immigration Network

Center for Gender and Refugee Studies

National Immigration Law Center

National Immigration Forum

National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

U.S. Government Immigration-Related Sites

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Bureau of Customs and Border Protection

Executive Office for Immigration Review

Office of Refugee Resettlement

Board of Immigration Appeals

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Visa Information

U.S. State Department Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration

U.S. State Department Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (archive)


Programs for Survivors of Torture

International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims

Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture New York, NY

Physicians for Human Rights

Center for Victims of Torture

HealthRight International

Survivors International San Francisco, CA

Advocates for Survivors of Torture Baltimore, MD

Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights

Dallas Center for Survivors of Torture

Survivors of Torture International San Diego, CA

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants


Resources on Trafficking

The Campaign to Rescue and Restore Victims of Human Trafficking

Office for Victims of Crime: Trafficking in Persons, a web resource for combating human trafficking

National Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888


Understanding and Coping with Traumatic Stress

Headington Institute

Resources on African Refugees

The Kunama

Liberians: An Introduction to their History and Culture

The Somalis: Their History and Culture

The Somali Bantu: Their History and Culture

Refugees from Sudan

Resources on Asian refugees

The Afghans: Their History and Culture

Bhutanese Refugees in Nepal
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Burmese refugees

Refugees from Burma: Their Backgrounds and Refugee Experiences

IOM images of Karenni and Mai Nai Soi Camp

Karen Human Rights Organization, an independent group documenting the human rights situation in rural Burma. This website is rich in background information, photos, maps and links.

Thailand Burma Border Consortium

The Hmong: An Introduction to Their History and Culture

The Montagnards: Their History and Culture

Resources on European Refugees

The Bosnians: Their History and Culture

The Meskhetian Turks: An Introduction to their History, Culture and Resettlement Experiences



Resources on Refugees in the Middle East

Refugee Council USA - Iraqi Refugees and IDPs

United Nations Relief and Works Agency


The Iraqis: Their History and Culture

Iraqi Kurds: Their History and Culture

Resources on Refugees in the Americas


Cubans: Their History and Culture

Haitians: Their History and Culture

Resources on Unaccompanied Refugee Children

Prison Guard or Parent? INS treatment of unaccompanied refugee children,COI,,THEMGUIDE,,49ae53f32,0.html

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