Understanding Immigration

Immigration Reform (Al Jazeera America)

Immigration Battle: A Frontline and Independent Lens special presentation

Homeland: Immigration in America (PBS)

The Shame of America’s Family Detention Camps (New York Times Magazine)

Coming to America: A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Life (Daniels)

Immigration: Tough Questions, Direct Answers (Bourke)

Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal (Chomsky)

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services

How Refugees Get to the U.S. (Human Rights First)

The Refugee Project

My Country is My Family: Resettling Bhutan’s Refugees

Get up and go: Refugee Resettlement and Secondary Migration in the USA (UNHCR The UN Refugee Agency, Policy Development and Evaluation Service)

Impact of Refugees in Central Ohio: 2015 Report

Ten Facts About U.S. Refugee Resettlement (Migration Policy Institute)

Resources for Psychologists

American Psychological Association Resources on Immigration

Webinars and research on refugee mental health (National Partnership for Community Training, Gulf Coast JFCS)

Psychological Perspectives on Immigration and Acculturation

The Costs of Getting Ahead: Mexican Family System Changes after Immigration

Childhood and Migration in Central and North America: Causes, Policies, Practices, and Challenges

Prevalence of serious mental disorder in 7000 refugees resettled in western countries: a systematic review

Does one trauma fit all? Exploring the relevance of PTSD across cultures

Psychological evaluations for immigration court

Istanbul Protocol: Manual on the Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Psychological evaluation of asylum seekers as a therapeutic process

How to Assuage Adjudicator Concerns About Mental Health Evaluations

How a Psychological Evaluation May Help an Immigration Case

American Immigration Lawyers Association

Does your parent or relative qualify for a disability exception to the citizenship test?

A work in progress: Mental competency issues in immigration practice

Power and control tactics used against immigrant women

Reforming America’s Immigration Laws: A Woman’s Struggle

Demonstrating psychological hardship: A statistical study of psychological evaluations in hardship waivers of inadmissibility 

Local Organizations & Resources

Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio

Refugee Connect, Junior League of Cincinnati

Asian Community Alliance

African Professionals Network (APNET)

Alliance for Immigrant Women

Cincinnati: A City of Immigrants

National Organizations

Physicians for Human Rights Asylum Network

Psychologists for Social Responsibility

Global Psychosocial Network

National Consortium of Torture Treatment Programs

Extreme Poverty

The 4 biggest reasons why inequality is bad for society

No Money, No Time

Linking Extreme Poverty and Global Terrorism, Jake Harriman, The New York Times