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U.S. assistance provided for resettling Soviet refugees

United States. General Accounting Office

U.S. assistance provided for resettling Soviet refugees

Departments of State and Justice : report to the Congress

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by General Accounting Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Refugees -- Soviet Union,
  • Refugees -- Israel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State, United States. Dept. of Justice
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 78 p. :
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17969634M

    On 14 U.S. senators signed a letter urging President Obama to expand the refugee program to al Syrian refugees into the U.S. by the end of This would require either a dramatic increase in the curr annual cap on all refugees, or a policy decision that would force persons from other countries to take a back seat. They had made it through World War II and now they were coming to America, , strong. The women, along with the men, had survived the rigors of the ghettos, the horrors of the concentration camps, the final agony of the death marches. They had been in hiding, or fighting with the partisans. They had escaped to the Soviet Union, some to Shanghai.

    Since the passage of the Refugee Act in , which incorporated this definition of refugee into the INA, the United States has admitted more than 3 million refugees and granted asylum status to over , individuals. In Fiscal Year (FY) , the United States anticipates admitting approximat refugees for resettlement and granting. U.S. domestic refugee resettlement policy: a secondary analysis of factors related to Southeast Asian refugee economic adjustment. Robinson-B-C. Univ. of Denver, Ph.D. Dissertation, Mar. After the U.S. involvement in Vietnam ended in , the federal government saw resettlement of Southeast Asian refugees as a major task.

    This report sets the record straight on immigration in America. Drawing on the Census, INS statistics, and Urban Institute reviews of the substantial literature on the subject, the authors cover immigration policy past and present, give a detailed picture of who America's immigrants are and where they live, and provide the facts needed to address the key questions: What impact does.   Cambodians entered the United States as refugees after a group of Cambodian Communists named Khmer Rouge, led by the French-educated Pol Pot, won a civil war that had raged from March to April and proceeded to rule the country with extraordinary brutality. In power from Ap , to January 7, , they destroyed all the major Cited by: 2.


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Get this from a library. U.S. assistance provided for resettling Soviet refugees: report to the Congress. [United States. General Accounting Office.]. U.S. Assistance Provided for Resettling Soviet Refugees - The report identifies specific allocations of funding to assist former Soviets that take refuge in the U.S.

and Israel, and discusses how grant money can be spent more effectively in the : Marie Concannon. U.S. Assistance Provided for Resettling Soviet Refugees - The report identifies specific allocations of funding to assist former Soviets that take refuge in the U.S.

and Israel, and discusses how grant money can be spent more effectively in the : Marie Concannon. Following the Vietnam War and the U.S. experience resettling Indochinese refugees, Congress passed the Refugee Act ofwhich incorporated the Convention’s definition into U.S.

law and provides the legal basis for today’s U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP). How U.S. Refugee Admissions Numbers Are Determined. The dropout rate rose from less than 1 percent in and to percent inpercent inpercent inand to percent in With the increase in dropouts, HIAS, local Jewish federations, and others lobbied the U.S.

government to have Soviet Jews admitted as refugees (conditional immigrants) or parolees. U.S. assistance provided for resettling Soviet refugees. Washington, DC: GPO (draft version). The role of nonestablishment groups A second Exodus: The American movement to free Soviet JewsAuthor: Fred Lazin.

This year, LSS will help resettle refugees in St. Cloud and refugees in the metro. Refugee Resettlement is a federal program. Refugees receive a one-time federal grant of $1, The Fiscal Cost of Resettling Refugees in the United States / by Federation for American Immigration Reform Report by Matthew O’Brien and Spencer Raley.

Executive Summary At the end ofthe United Nations estimates that a record-setting million people had been forcibly displaced from their homes due to conflict or persecution. The U.S. government has provided nearly $ million in humanitarian assistance for Syrians inside Jordan since the start of the crisis.

We are also providing historic levels of bilateral assistance to Jordan, over $ billion inwith $ million of that going to support for communities hosting refugees. Sincethe U.S. has resettled approximately million refugees, with nearly 77% being either Indochinese or citizens of the former Soviet Union.

Since the enactment of the Refugee Act ofannual admissions figures have ranged from a Africa: million. Permissions: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives License.

Please contact [email protected] to use this work in a way not covered by the license. For more information, read Michigan Publishing's access and Cited by: 1. The U.S. government is providing humanitarian assistance to internally displaced Syrians and refugees from Syria across the region through support to international organizations, such as UNHCR, UNICEF, and ICRC, as well as through non-governmental organizations, which are providing critical assistance in virtually all sectors, including water.

U.S. Assistance and the Israel/Palestine Conflict Palestinian Issue Riddles Bush’s Budget. By Sam Bahour The Electronic Intifada Febru “The President shall from time to time give to Congress information of the State of the Union and recommend to their Consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient.”.

As Leland Barrows, the director of USOM, explained to the GVN Committee on Foreign Aid, “This is not a program of public assistance to indigents but a program for aiding the refugees to put themselves through their own efforts in a position to earn a living.” 67 One project agreement between the U.S.

government and the GVN, which dealt with Cited by: 4. Building and Crossing Bridges Refugees and Law Enforcement Working Together When refugees arrive in the U.S., they are aided by voluntary assistance agencies resettling by Mutual Assistance Associations (MAAs), refugee self-help groups who understand.

HIAS (founded as the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) is a Jewish American nonprofit organization that provides humanitarian aid and assistance to refugees.

It was established in to aid Jewish refugees. Inthe State Department asked HIAS to aid in resettling 3, Vietnam refugees. Since that time, the organization continues to provide support for refugees of all Headquarters: Silver Spring, Maryland, United States.

After World War I, international organizations were created to give assistance. million Russians fled the Revolution of ; in the s large numbers of Armenian and Greek refugees fled from Turkey, and many Bulgarians left their country. The purpose of this revision is to ensure that refugees who enter employment within the first few weeks after arrival in the U.S.

are not penalized for accepting early employment by denial of refugee medical assistance. Refugees arrive in the U.S. with no income, and generally apply for refugee medical assistance very soon after arrival. U.S. funding seeks to ensure conflict-affected Iraqis receive shelter, water, sanitation, health care, protection, and education.

Since the start of Fiscal Yearthe U.S. has provided nearly $ million in essential humanitarian assistance.

Many ELL teachers may work with refugee students in the classroom, particularly in a region of the country where large refugee communities are settling.

This article explores the unique challenges that both refugee students and their teachers face, as well as a number of suggestions of ways to address those challenges and a list of useful resources. Already during the war, key U.S. military leaders and diplomats, including Supreme Allied Commander General Dwight D.

Eisenhower and Under Secretary of State Sumner Welles who was responsible for arranging U.S. government help in resettling some of the Polish refugee children, were secretly warning the Roosevelt White House about pro-Soviet.

The U.S. government is providing humanitarian assistance to refugees from Syria throughout the region through support to international organizations, such as UNHCR, UNICEF, UNRWA, UNFPA, IOM, ICRC, and WFP, as well as through non-governmental organizations, which are providing critical assistance such as water and sanitation, shelter, and.The author Donald Kerwin traces the evolution of the U.S.

Refugee Assistance Program (USRAP) from to the present -- a period during which the U.S. admitted nearly 3 million refugees, three-quarters of whom came from Southeast Asia or the former Soviet Union.