ERIC Number: ED384217
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Guia para su incorporacion a los Estados Unidos de America (A Guide to Resettlement in the United States. Spanish).
Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. Refugee Service Center.
This resettlement guide, entirely in Spanish, describes the initial stage of resettlement and the processes that refugees undergo as new arrivals. Subjects covered in this guide include pre-arrival procedures, admissions criteria, immigrant's statement of understanding, travel costs and U.S. Customs; resettlement procedures, immigrants' responsibilities, financial aid and sponsors; refugee status, permanent resident status and citizenship status; cultural adjustment; types of employment in the United States; social security, unemployment compensation, workers' compensation, life insurance, medical insurance, retirement plans, sick leave and vacation; pay and deductions; job searching and resume preparation; budgeting; shopping and sources for shopping information; warranties, returning merchandise and using credit; banking services, checking accounts, saving accounts, automated teller machines, loans and safety deposit boxes; education for children, some common school problems and parental responsibilities; adult education, vocational and technical schools, colleges and universities and military service; social services, public health, private doctors, clinics, hospitals, emergency medical services, dentists and payment for medical services; political structure of the United States, legal assistance and law enforcement; and religion in American life. (CK)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adjustment (to Environment), Compensation (Remuneration), Daily Living Skills, Immigrants, Interpersonal Communication, Land Settlement, Occupational Mobility, Refugees, Religion, Social Services, Spanish Speaking
Refugee Service Center, 1118 22nd Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037.
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. Refugee Service Center.
Note: For the English version, see ED 289 369.