Your connection to a great start

The State of Michigan’s goal in creating the Refugee Navigator program is to support immigrants to eliminate language and cultural barriers and ensure successful transition into Michigan’s workforce.


• Are you looking for employment?
• Do you have barriers to employment?
• Do you have any additional needs?

  • Referrals to services including:

• Language Acquisition/English as Second Language
• Housing and Food Assistance
• Healthcare
• Childcare
• Transportation
• Public assistance
• Training
• Employment


    • Immigrants, Refugees, and Asylee are eligible

    • Required documents to establish legal work authorization

    • I-94 or I-94 W Form (‘Arrival/Departure Record’ or ‘Nonimmigrant Visa Waiver Arrival/Departure Record’)
    • An ‘Employment Authorization Document’
    • I-551 (‘Permanent Resident Card’ or ‘Green Card’)
    • A valid U.S. Passport
    • Foreign passport that contains a temporary I-551 stamp or temporary printed notation on a machine-readable immigrant visa
    • Employment Authorization Document that contains a photograph (Form I-766)
    • A Social Security Card