Refugee resettlement in the United States of America

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How does resettlement in America work? What happens when you are a refugee in the USA? Learn about arriving in the USA as a refugee and find information that will help you understand about life in America.

How does resettlement in America work? What happens when you are a refugee in the USA? Learn about arriving in the USA as a refugee and find information that will help you understand about life in America.

Bicîhkirinê de li Amerîka

Resettlement in America

Giham li Dewletên Yekbûyî yên Amerîkayê

Arriving in the United States

Gava ku tu di destpêkê de di Dewletên Yekbûyî giha, tu dê li balafirgehê bi destê dilxwazên ji ajansa bicîhbûn te de silav li wan bê. They will take you to your new home. Rêxistinê ev e ku hûn alîkariya tenê çenek ji peran ji we re bibînin li cihekî dijîn. So your home might be small apartment. It might only have a few things in it. malbatên Amerîkî dibe pêskêsî malê, wek a nivînan û sifrê, ji bo mala te.

When you first arrive in the United States, you will probably be greeted at the airport by volunteers from your resettlement agency. They will take you to your new home. The organization that is helping you only has a small amount of money to find you a place to live. So your home might be small apartment. It might only have a few things in it. American families probably donated household items, such as a bed and table, for your apartment.

You will have to learn how to use the new items in your apartment – for example, sarincoka xwe, mîkro û washing machine. Your resettlement agency volunteer will show you how. You will find that food is different, but you can hîn li ser xwarin û dixwe li DYA'yê.

You will have to learn how to use the new items in your apartment – for example, your fridge, microwave and washing machine. Your resettlement agency volunteer will show you how. You will find that food is different, but you can learn about food and eating in the USA.

memûrê te

Your caseworker

Piştî ku tu digihîjê, hûn dê bên ji bo memûrê rêdan. Ev kes dê alîkariya we ya ji bo DYA'yê eyar. memûrê te dibe pir mijûl alîkariya malbatên din dê bên, jî. memûrê ku te divê qaîdeyên gelek ji penaberan li dû. Ev girîng e, ji bo parastina têkiliyên baş bi memûrê te.

After you arrive, you will be assigned to a caseworker. This person will help you adjust to the USA. Your caseworker will probably be very busy helping other families, too. Your caseworker must follow the many rules of refugee resettlement. It is important to maintain a good relationship with your caseworker.

Tu dê ji bo temamkirina gelek ji îadekirina. Ev Xoşnav, pêwîst e ji bo ku tu pereyan bistînî. Dimîne li ser tiştên ku dewleta te li bijîn, hûn dê çenek pere ji bo malbata xwe bistînin. Ev rêzkirina kombersê bi navê Alîkariya Penaberan Cash, an jî wê bibe navê Alîkarî ji bo malbatên jar şiyandine. Tu dibe wê jî tiştekî bi navê "pûlan food" an biteqin bistîne. Ev e ji bo groceries bidin. You can learn more about the benefits you might receive as well as public benefits especially for refugees.

You will have to complete a lot of paperwork. This paperwork is required for you to receive money. Depending on what state you live in, you will receive a small amount of money for your family. This might be called Refugee Cash Assistance or it might be called Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. You will probably also receive something called “food stamps” or SNAP. This is to pay for groceries. You can learn more about the benefits you might receive as well as public benefits especially for refugees.

ezmûnên Medical

Medical exams

Herkes, di malbata we de dê ji bo kontrola tenduristî. Tu dibe hebû, azmûna tibî berî we ji bo Amerîka hat. Tu û zarokên te hebe ji bo derzîlêdanê ji bo we rê ji getting nexweşiyên. Tu dikarî zêdetir li ser hîn healthcare in the USA. Eger tu pirsgirêk tibî heye, you should see a doctor during the first eight months you are in the USA, ji ber ku we sîgorta nexweşiyê baş.

Everyone in your family will have to get medical examinations. You probably had a medical exam before you came to America. You and your children may have to get vaccinations to prevent you from getting diseases. You can learn more about healthcare in the USA. If you have a medical problem, you should see a doctor during the first eight months you are in the USA, because you have good medical insurance.

Qeyîtkirine zarokên xwe di dibistanan de

Enrolling your children in school

Heger zarokên te hebin, divê tu bi wan re li dibistanê kul. Tu dikarî vê rûpelê li ser xwendin dibistanên dewletê ji bo pêzanînên zêdetir li ser dibistanên Amerîka. Gelek dewletan pêwîstî bi zarokên ku temenê wan 5 ber 18 biçe dibistanê..

If you have children, you must enroll them in school. You can read this page on public schools to learn more about US schools. Most states require children ages 5 to 18 to attend school.

Hûn dikarin dixwazin, yan pêwîstiya, ji bo zarokên biçûk ji bo pêşdibistanê. bi bernameyên azad bi navê HeadStart û Headstart zû ji bo zarokên ku ji bo dibistanê jî ciwan in hene.

You may want, or need, to send younger children to preschool. There are also free programs called HeadStart and early Headstart for children who are too young for school.

Peydakirina karekî

Finding a job

Gotyarê Ajansa û mudîrê doza te dê alîkariya te kar bînî. Wekî penaber, tu dest bi kar di cih de bi nîşandana stamp entry li ser pasaporta xwe. Armanca bernameyê de bicîhbûn Amerîka e "self-kirinê." Ev tê wê wateyê ku hikûmet dixwaze we ji bo bidestxistina kar, wek ku hun dikanin zû. Tu dibe wê bê xwestin ku cara yekemîn karî hûn tên kirin. Tu ne Dibe ku ev kar. Ev girîng e, ji bîr dike ku tu Çavê ji bo karekî baştir. Hûn dikarin learn more about finding a job or getting a better job.

Your resettlement agency and case manager will help you get a job. As a refugee, you can start working immediately by showing the entry stamp on your passport. The goal of the US resettlement program is “self-sufficiency.” This means the government wants you to get a job as soon as you can. You will probably be required to take the first job you are offered. You might not want to have this job. It is important to remember that you can keep looking for a better job. You can learn more about finding a job or getting a better job.

Tiştek hejmara Ewlekariya Civakî

Getting a Social Security number

Tu bi xwe jî, ji bo serî li hejmara Ewlekariya Civakî. memûrê te dibe alîkariya wê jî hûn vê yekê. This is a number that shows you can live in the USA. Dema ku tu kar, hinek pereyan ji te out of paycheck xwe wek bac û hin ji bo ewlekariya civakî de girtin.

You also have to apply for a Social Security number. Your caseworker will probably help you do this. This is a number that shows you can live in the USA. When you work, some of your money is taken out of your paycheck as taxes and some for social security.

Learn how to drive

Learn how to drive

Divê hûn ji bo hînbûna ka çawa dê otobusê yan jî çawa ji bo cinan. Li Amerîka, divê tu test derbas û qezenc ehliyeta te di, ji bo cinan. Tu bi xwe jî ji bo otomobîla xwe bidin, sîgorta ji bo otomobîla xwe, û mesrefa parastina.

You will need to learn how to take the bus or how to drive. In the US, you must pass a test and earn your driver’s license in order to drive. You also have to pay for your car, insurance for your car, and the cost of maintenance.

Learn English

Learn English

Ev pir girîng e ku tu li ser fêrbûna English bala. Dibe ku ev ya herî girîng jî hûn dikarin ji bo alîkarîya malbata xwe de biser. Ajansa bicîhbûn te dibe dê tu xwe ji bo dersên English. Tu dikarî bigirin çînên English bike an bibînin dersên li derên din jî li civaka we de. Ev jî girîng e ku hewl da ku alîkarîya kids te hîn bi zimanê xwe,.

It is very important that you focus on learning English. This is probably the most important thing you can do to help your family succeed. Your resettlement agency will probably sign you up for English classes. You can also take English classes online or find classes at other places in your community. It is also important to try to help your kids learn your native language.

Eyar ji çanda Amerîkî

Adjust to American culture

Di hemû vê dema, hûn jî, hûnê hîn bê eyar bikin çanda amerîkî. Hûn dikarin rû şokeke çandî. Ev girîng e ku tu tu bibîr çand bi qîmet e û ku we gelek hebûnên bîne bi we re ji bo Dewletên Yekbûyî yên Amerîkayê. Hûn dikarin alîkarîya hîn Amerîkî li ser çanda te.

During all of this time, you will also be learning to adapt to American culture. You may face culture shock. It is important that you remember you culture is valuable and that you bring lots of assets with you to the United States. You can help teach Americans about your culture.

Piştî salek, get a green card

After one year, get a green card

Salek piştî ku we di Amerîkayê gihişt, tu ji bo rûniştinê derbas (yek karta kesk). memûrê te dibe dê alîkariya te derbas.

One year after you have arrived in the US, you can apply for permanent residency (a green card). Your caseworker will probably help you apply.

Piştî sala pêşî de, tu dê bê rawestandin, dît ku karmendê doza te. Lebê, hê jî gelek rêxistinên din û kesên ku dikarin ji we re li Amerîka alîkariya hene. Heger tu bi hewceyî alîkariya peydakirina bernameyên li civaka we de, you can search in FindHello to find resources and services near you.

After the first year, you will probably stop seeing your case worker. But, there are still lots of other organizations and people that can help you in the US. If you need help finding programs in your community, you can search in FindHello to find resources and services near you.

Moving bajarekî nû

Moving to a new city

Carna, penaberên biryarê ew bajarê ku ew ji nuh de bicîh bûn hez ne û ew dixwazin ku koçî bajarê nû. Gava ku dikare bibe alîkarî ji bo vê heye, eger tu nêzîkî malbat an jî hevalên xwe bi karekî baş bar yan jî li cîne, ev jî dikare pir dijwar be. Ev girîng e ku bizanibin ku gava ku tu bar, ku hûn ji bo redkirin, ji bo berjewendiyên xwe. Eger tu difikirî li ser barkirina bo cihekî nû, ji kerema xwe re vê rûpelê li ser xwendin bi koça ber bi bajarê nû berî ku tu bar.

Sometimes, refugees decide they do not like the city they were resettled and they want to move to a new city. While there can be benefits to this if you can move closer to family or friends or somewhere with a good job, it can also be very hard. It is important to know that when you move, you have to reapply for your benefits. If you are thinking about moving to a new place, please read this page on moving to a new city before you move.

Finish high school and earn a GED şehade

Finish high school and earn a GED diploma

Piştî ku di sala pêşî xwe, de ji bo bidestxistina kar baştir, hûn jî, divê ji bo qedandina perwerdeya xwe, bi taybetî jî heke we lîse li welatê xwe pêk bînim ne. We have a free online class to help you earn your dîplomaya dibistana bilind. You can also learn more about college û din derfetên perwerdeyê li DYA'yê.

After your first year, in order to get a better job, you may also need to finish your education, especially if you did not finish high school in your country. We have a free online class to help you earn your high school diploma. You can also learn more about college and other educational opportunities in the USA.

Bring your family to the USA

Bring your family to the USA

You may also want to apply to bring other family members to the USA. Dibe hûn bin, hûn divê serî vê yekê di nava du salên pêşîn hûn ji USA bê. Read about family reunification or talk to your caseworker about it.

You may also want to apply to bring other family members to the USA. In general, you need to apply to do this within the first two years you come to the USA. Read about family reunification or talk to your caseworker about it.

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