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Humanitarian Benefits and Services

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Did you know that asylees are eligible for benefits and services such as job placement, English classes, and temporary cash assistance?  Many asylees are not aware of time-limited benefits and services available to them through the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement that can facilitate a smooth adjustment and early self-sufficiency in the U.S.

Please call 1-800-354-0365 for information and referrals to programs in their local community.

This line is a federally-funded service for asylees only and provides information in 18 languages.  A free guide to asylee benefits and services is available at http://cliniclegal.org/resources/asylee-eligibility-resettlement-assistance-short-guide.

Also, translated information for asylees in 8 languages is available at http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr/hotlines/asylee.htm

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