Welcome to the United States: A Guidebook for Refugees

Cultural Orientation Resource Center, 2012.


This guide provides practical information and workbook activities for refugees as they resettle in the United States.


optional video; workbook in English, Arabic, Burmese, Nepali and Somali; topics include housing, health care, employment, cultural adjustment and education

Recommended Audience

refugees and advocates



Practical Applications

  • Support recent refugees by guiding them through this practical information.
  • Train refugee advocates and volunteers by using this guide and videos with your congregation.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming was a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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