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Immigrant and Refugee

Educating Immigrant Youth in the United States: An Exploration of the Somali Case

An International Journal of Somali Studies

In the United States, Somalis, however complex and distinctive, are part of a long history of immigration.

Best Practices: Somali Mental Health Support Program

Ontario Trillium Foundation

This report provides an overview of a suggested best practices approach to assisting Somali families dealing with mental health issues.

Use of the Emergency Department by Somali Immigrants and Refugees

Minnesota Medical Foundation

Staff at a hospital emergency department (ED) located in an urban neighborhood densely populated by Somali immigrants and refugees have observed that a large number of Somali patients use the ED fo

Quick Facts About the Somali People

Minnesota Historical Society

Starting in 1992, the U.S.  began issuing refugee visas to thousands of Somalis.  Many of them settled in Minneapolis and St.  Paul and many more moved to the Twin Cities from other

Migration and Racial Formations Among Somali Immigrants in North America

Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

Using qualitative research methods, this project focuses on the disjuncture between how one set of black immigrants, Somalis, understand blackness in their homelands and how it is defined in North

Northwest Somali Community Center (NWSCC)

NWSCC is a Somali community organization that coordinates direct services such as homelessness prevention, resettlement counseling, and referrals to other social service organizations for Somali re

Leveling the Playing Field: Supporting Immigrant Children from Birth to Eight

The Future of Children published this article on the needs of young children and examines data on the participation of immigrant children in health and education programs as well as research on the