Immigrants & Refugees in MN
Advocates for Human Rights
On this website, find extensive resources including articles, toolkits, classroom materials, and personal stories on a wide variety of human rights issues that impact immigrants and refugees.
Building Refugee Youth & Children’s Services
The resources posted here include links to webinars, toolkits, and publications designed for educators who are working with refugee families. The resources provide support on topics such as building community, raising children in a new country, and family strengthening across cultures.
Healing Resources for Refugees: A Service of Minnesota Council of Churches Refugee Services
This database provides information about services, programs, activities and places that can help a refugee when he/she has emotional, psychological or spiritual healing needs. It is intended to be used by anyone serving refugees.
Immigrant Story Curriculum for English Language Learners
Immigrant Stories is a digital storytelling and archiving project. This curriculum will allow students to create a 3-5 minute digital story about a personal experience using the Immigrant Stories website (https://immigrantstories.umn.edu/). The curriculum includes everything you need to assign the project: a 4-week schedule, lesson plans, a grading rubric, and student handouts.
Minnesota Issues Resource Guides: Immigrants in Minnesota
This guide from the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library is compiled by library staff on a topic of interest to state legislators. It contains links to legislative history, articles, books, and internet resources on topics such as immigration law, resettlement, the economic impact of immigrants, education, health, and much more.
Refugee and International Health
This MN Department of Health website contains descriptions of trainings on refugee resettlement offered by the MN DHS, as well as links to informational resources on refugee resettlement in Minnesota and the U.S.
Refugee Resettlement Program Overviews
This MN Department of Human Services website contains information about refugee resettlement in Minnesota, including arrival statistics, resettlement services, and employment services.
Refugee Resettlement Training and Resources
This MN Department of Human Services website contains descriptions of trainings on refugee resettlement offered by the MN DHS, as well as links to informational resources on refugee resettlement in Minnesota and the U.S.
Teaching Immigration with the Immigrant Stories Project
Teaching Immigration with the Immigrant Stories Project contains lessons for grades 8 to adult audiences that help students learn about aspects of United States immigration, past and present, through the personal experiences of immigrants and refugees. The lessons highlight digital stories from the Immigrant Stories collection: brief, original videos made by immigrants and refugees.
Welcome to the United States
This video features newly-arriving and previously-resettled refugees from various ethnic groups. Shown to refugees in overseas orientation, the video gives viewers a sense of how refugees adjust to life in the United States.
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