COVID-19 Information

CARES_Act_Recording.pngINFORMATIONAL WEBINAR

Understanding the CARES Act:
COVID-19 Benefits for Refugees and Asylees

On March 27, 2020, Congress passed the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act). To ensure refugees, asylees, and the organizations that serve them understand the available benefits, Refugee Council USAWe Are All America and National Partnership for New Americans hosted a webinar, now available online.
 
In addition to providing direct support to individuals and families, the CARES Act also benefits small businesses and nonprofits. Learn how to apply for "forgivable loans" (grants) to ensure our refugee-owned businesses and refugee-serving nonprofits stay financially stable during the pandemic.

Topics Covered Included:
  • Direct Cash Payments to Individuals
  • Unemployment Insurance During the Pandemic
  • Paid Family / Medical Leave
  • Help for Small Businesses and Nonprofits
  • Additional Resources

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE WEBINAR
DOWNLOAD THE WEBINAR SLIDES | .PDF VERSION | POWERPOINT VERSION
CLICK HERE TO READ WEBINAR QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
READ THE FULL ANALYSIS BY REFUGEE COUNCIL USA


DOWNLOAD A FLYER

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Download a flyer explaining how the CARES Act (pandemic relief) impacts refugees and asylees