Refugee Resettlement - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Resettlement

Local, federal, and international organizations supporting refugees through the process of getting settled in a new country and home. Includes the Office of Refugee Resettlement and selected sites of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

On this page:
Local voluntary agencies (VOLAGS)
Federal partners
Additional resettlement resources

Local voluntary agencies (VOLAGS)

Federal partners

  • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
    The official site of U.S. immigration services. Responsible for establishing immigration services, policies and priorities and adjudicating immigrant petitions and asylum and refugee applications.

Additional resettlement resources

  • International Organization for Migration
    Intergovernmental organization responsible for overseas medical examination of refugees, management of refugee movement to the U.S., and some cultural orientation for refugees overseas.
  • Refugee Council USA
    A coalition of non-governmental organizations that provide advocacy on issues affecting the rights of refugees, asylum seekers, displaced persons, victims of trafficking, and victims of torture in the U.S. and across the world.

Updated Friday, December 07, 2018 at 10:35AM