COVID 19 Resources for Immigrant Families

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, child welfare agencies are being taxed and tested in unprecedented ways to continue to provide critical services in a newly restrictive physical environment.  Providers and families may have questions regarding how these changes impact immigrants and their families.  Below we highlight some resources to help answer questions that may arise, and to help families cope and communicate about the outbreak.

Policy & Legal Resources

COVID-19 and Public Charge: What Immigrant Communities Need to Know

(Protecting Immigrant Families Campaign)
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DACA Updates During the Coronavirus Crisis

(Informed Immigrant)
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Know Your Rights During the Coronavirus Pandemic

(Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society [HIAS])

Arabic
English
Farsi
French
Russian
Spanish
Swahili

Update on Access to Health Care for Immigrants and Their Families

(National Immigration Law Center)
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You Have Rights: Protect Your Health

(Protecting Immigrant Families Campaign)
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Supporting Children & Families

CDC Information in Spanish

(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
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Coronavirus Education Materials in Indigenous Languages, Dialects and Spanish

(Rural Women’s Health Project)
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Covibook by Manuela Molina Cruz

A downloadable children’s book (PDF file) in 21 languages to support and reassure children under age 7 regarding Covid-19.

Main Website
English Version
Spanish Version

Healthcare access for Undocumented Folks in the Time of COVID19

(United We Dream)

Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus

(NPR)

English Version
Spanish Version

My Hero is You, Storybook for Children on COVID-19

(Interagency Standing Committee) *available multiple languages
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Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019

(The National Child Traumatic Stress Network)

English Version
Spanish Version
Chinese Version

Talking With Children: Tips for Caregivers, Parents, and Teachers During Infectious Disease Outbreaks

(Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
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Tangible Support for Immigrant Communities During COVID-19

(Immigrants Rising)
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Videos: Cleaning Hands with Hand Sanitizer

(Minnesota Department of Health) *videos in multiple languages
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State Specific Resources

COVID-19 Resources for Undocumented Immigrants

A Nationwide Directory of COVID-19 Resources for Undocumented Immigrants
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Advocacy During the Coronavirus Pandemic

(Legal Aid Justice Center)
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COVID 19 (Coronavirus)- Resources for Immigrants / Recursos para Inmigrantes

(One America with Justice for All)

COVID-19 Resource Guide for Boston’s Immigrants

(City of Boston)
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Fighting the Coronavirus or Covid-19 with information and power: A resource for immigrant communities

(Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition)

English Version
Spanish Version

NY Coronavirus Factsheets [Multiple Languages]

(New York Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs)
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South Carolina COVID-19 Resources & Response [English & Spanish]

(South Carolina Appleseed)
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Videos for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Response

(Minnesota Department of Health)
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