Resources for Outside Resources, Immigrants & Refugees
Report from the UN Refugee Agency on best practices and guidance for journalists reporting on refugees.
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.
A PDF version of a report by the Ethical Journalism Network on a selection of international stories focused on migration, providing a variety of perspectives and suggested practices from newsrooms around the world.
Media page for the American Immigration Lawyers Association, which provides legal assistance and representation for immigrants and their families.
Homepage for National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, an activist organization which focuses on immigrant, refugee, and human rights concerns in the United States. Includes links to a wide range of useful sites and information for journalists.