Resources for Immigrants & Refugees

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American Immigration Council

Homepage for the American Immigration Council, an organization which advocates for immigrants rights and serves as a watchdog group for injustices and illegal persecution of immigrants in the United States.

ACLU - Immigrants' RIghts

Link to the American Civil Liberties Union webpage focused on Immigrants' legal rights in the United States, as well as including testimonials and resources for those researching immigration issues in the US. 

Afghan Americans and the Heritage of Trauma, by Arnold R. Isaacs

The experience of Afghan refugees has led to high rates of physical and emotional problems. A study of refugees in California reported that nearly half of the study sample -- 31 percent of the men and a startling 58 percent of the women -- met the diagnostic criteria for post-traumatic stress disorder, although only a small fraction had been diagnosed or treated for it. In this chapter of a longer report, Arnold R. Isaacs writes about the war and refugee experience of Afghans in the United States.

The Other Disappeared

This comprehensive, interactive multimedia series in Spanish and English tells the stories of those in and around Iguala, Mexico, who had lost family members to kidnappings and killings, living in a purgatory of silence for years, and their quest for answers and justice. Judges described “The Other Disappeared” as a “tour de force,” reported with “incredible depth, rigor and compassion." Originally published by The Associated Press between September - December, 2015.