- Landlords/Property Managers
- Resettlement Agencies
- Volunteers/Community Members
- Refugee Resettlement in the United States
Community Sponsorship Manual
This resource was created for community members and volunteers working with local and affiliate offices to welcome refugees resettled in the United States. The content was designed for working with the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program.
Learn more about legal requirements and find answers to commonly asked questions about partnering with refugee resettlement agencies to provide housing to newcomers.
U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP)
This resource provides an overview of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP), including historical context and information on resettlement agencies and core services.
Screening and Vetting Process
On August 29, 2021, President Biden directed the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to lead the implementation of ongoing efforts across the federal government to support vulnerable Afghans as they safely resettle in the United States. These coordinated efforts are known as Operation Allies Welcome. This resource provides information on Operation Allies Welcome and its operational phases, including screening and vetting of Afghans prior to arrival to the U.S., initial immigration processing, COVID-19 protocols, and additional medical services, as well as guidance on federal housing assistance available to Afghan evacuees.
RCUSA’s FY 2023 Appropriations Recommendations to Rebuild and Strengthen the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program
The U.S. must both rebuild and strengthen the resettlement program and mobilize the public resources required to do so. It is critical that Congress offers bold leadership to realize the promise of restoring U.S. global leadership in refugee protection. This document provides recommendations for rebuilding and strengthening the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program as the world continues to face record displacement figures.