Asylum-Seekers/Asylees Policy & Guidance Benefits Afghan and Iraqi Special Immigrants Are Now Eligible for ORR Benefits and Services to the Same Extent and for the Same Time Periods of Time as Refugees State Letter #10-02 December 23, 2009 Expand Afghan and Iraqi Special Immigrants are now eligible for ORR benefits and services for the same time period as refugees. Revised HHS "Guidance to Federal Financial Assistance Recipients Regarding Title VI Prohibition Against National Origin Discrimination Affecting Limited English Proficient Persons" State Letter #05-20 September 16, 2005 Expand Provide technical assistance by clarifying a grantee/recipient's obligations in determining how to assist LEP persons. Public Charge and ORR Populations State Letter #05-02 January 27, 2005 Expand Provides basic information about "public charge" issues, which are aspects of immigration law under the jurisdiction of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Clarification of Acceptable Documentation for Category One "Cuban and Haitian Entrants" State Letter #01-22 August 15, 2001 Expand This State Letter reviews the definition of Category One "Cuban and Haitian entrants" and clarifies the acceptable documentation for ORR-funded benefits and services. Change in Issuance of Social Security Numbers to Asylees State Letter #01-09 April 5, 2001 Expand As of April 4, 2001, asylees should receive unrestricted social security cards without the notation "Valid For Work Only With INS Authorization."