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For keywords/subject terms, try immigrants, immigration law, refugees, resettlement. You can use these same keywords in the library catalog GIL


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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees  UNHCR is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. It strives to ensure that everyone can exercise the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge in another State, with the option to return home voluntarily, integrate locally or to resettle in a third country.

United States Department of State, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration  The State Department's Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) provides aid and sustainable solutions for refugees, victims of conflict and stateless people around the world, through repatriation, local integration, and resettlement in the United States. PRM also promotes the United States' population and migration policies.

Office of Refugee Resettlement The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) provides people in need with critical resources to assist them in becoming integrated members of American society.

Refugee Resettlement and Immigration Services of Atlanta (RRISA) Located in Atlanta, Georgia, RRISA is a non-profit agency with a multi-lingual, multicultural staff that provides an entry into the American culture and continued services for refugees.

Refugee Family Services Serves refugees in the Atlanta metro area, focusing on women and children.