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Immigrant and Refugee Children and Youth

Definitions:

Immigrant

Title III definition of ‘immigrant children and youth’ means students who:

  • Are aged 3 through 21
  •  Were not born in any one of the 50 United States; and
  • Have not been attending one or more schools in any of the 50 United States for more than 3 full academic years;
  •  The term “State” means one of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

Refugee

A refugee is defined as a student who has fled to another country to be resettled due to political, religious or social persecution. Students will come with an I-94 or other qualifying federal form

General Information and Resources

Newcomer Toolkit

The Newcomer Tool Kit is designed to help U.S. educators; elementary and secondary teachers, principals, and other school staff who work directly with immigrant students—including asylees and refugees—and their families.

Supporting New Students to America (UEN) Parent Resources

Supporting New Students to America (UEN) Student Resources

Refugee and Immigrant Center

"We are devoted to helping clients become more self-sufficient in their daily lives, and aim to reduce the barriers that refugees and immigrants face when adapting to life in the U.S."

Utah Refugee Connection

Utah Refugee Connection creates meaningful connections between refugees, the community, and public and private organizations which support refugees in developing self-sufficient and fulfilling lives.

 

Contact:

Ardy Vallett 801-567-8359 Teacher Specialist