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.

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