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Immigrant, Migrant, and Refugee Students

HETAC Resources

Supporting Evacuee and Refugee Children and Youth Under McKinney-Vento

This HETAC tip sheet recommends strategies for determining the McKinney-Vento eligibility of evacuee and refugee children and youth, suggests best practices to ensure the immediate enrollment and appropriate class placement of McKinney-Vento eligible evacuee and refugee children and youth, and shares resources for more information.

Other Resources

California Department of Social Services: Refugee Programs Bureau webpage

This Refugee Programs Bureau (RFB) webpage shares about RFB's work and links to a variety of webpages related to supporting newcomers to California, including Afghan Arrival ResponseOffice of Immigrant Youth, and Ukrainian Arrivals.

National Center for Homeless Education: Immigrants and Refugees webpage

This National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) webpage provides informational and practical resources on supporting immigrant and refugee students experiencing homelessness.

National Center for Homeless Education: Migrant Students webpage

This NCHE webpage provides informational and practical resources on supporting migrant students experiencing homelessness.

SchoolHouse Connection: Strategies for Supporting Immigrant and Migrant Students Experiencing Homelessness webpage
This SchoolHouse Connection webpage provides an overview of the rights of immigrant, migrant, and undocumented children and youth; strategies and best practices for supporting immigrant and migrant children, youth, and families; and ideas for using federal homeless education funds to serve these populations.