The Arizona Refugee Resettlement Program (RRP) provides their Arizona Refugee Resettlement State Plan in addition to federal and local resources.
View the Refugee Arrivals Report.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security determines which applicants meet the requirements for refugee status and are admissible to the United States under U.S. law.
The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration coordinates resettlement policy, overseas processing, cultural orientation, transportation to the U.S., and the Reception & Placement program for newly arrived refugees.
The U.S Department of Health and Human Services Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is responsible for the domestic program of refugee resettlement services, including cash and medical assistance and a broad range of social services.
Information for asylees seeking services supported by ORR is now available on the ORR website.
Refugee Resettlement Agencies (RAs) - Among RRP contractors, most prominent are the RAs, which function as the refugees’ first point of contact and primary service provider. RRP currently contracts with four RAs in Maricopa County and four in Pima County.