Immigrant Youth: Links and Resources

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Listed here are links and resources regarding protecting our immigrant youth. They will be helpful to teachers, social workers, attorneys, school administrators and any one who is looking to support the newest members of our communities. If you would like a copy of our recent webinar Immigrant Youth: Fear & Anxiety in Post-Election America, email us at info@cfguidance.org. And, if you know of other resources we should add to this list, please let us know! We will be updating the list, so check back soon.

A special thank you to Edwin Colon, The Center for Children’s Advocacy, for helping to compile this list.

CONNECTICUT SPECIFIC RESOURCES

Center for Children’s Advocacy
International Institute of Connecticut
UCONN School of Law, Asylum & Human Rights Clinic (click ‘academics’ then ‘clinics’)
Esperanza Center for Law and Advocacy
Connecticut Legal Services
New Haven Legal Assistance
Integrated Refugee & Immigration Services
Spanish Community of Wallingford
Unidad Latina en Acción
New Haven Trauma Coalition Clifford Beers Clinic
CT Students for a Dream

NATIONAL RESOURCES

Immigrant Legal Resource Center (click ‘info on immigration law’ then ‘remedies’)
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
ATLAS DIY
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants

 ARTICLES

Young, Illegal and Alone, The Atlantic, October 15, 2015
Supporting Refugee Children and Youth: Tips for Educators, National Association of School Psychologists
How to Cope with Post-Election Stress, The Atlantic, November 10, 2016