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ERIC Number: ED112651
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Pages: 42
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Guidebook for the Cambodian Refugees.
Interagency Task Force for Indochina Refugees, Washington, DC.
This guidebook was written for distribution to Cambodian refugees at Indiantown Gap refugee camp, and contains general information on life in the United States. The first section deals with the official aspects of being a foreigner in this country: such topics as filing alien registration forms, applying for citizenship, getting assistance from public agencies, and so on. The second section contains information on aspects of American life controlled by government agencies on the national, state, and local levels; it describes the services provided by police departments, libraries, schools, post offices, Medicare and Medicaid, etc. The third section discusses the practical aspects of life, including housing, shopping for food, looking for a job (with information on unions, social security, insurance, etc.), banking, and opening a business. The last section deals with transportation, including information on buying a car, using public transportation, and getting around in general. (LL/BBR)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Interagency Task Force for Indochina Refugees, Washington, DC.
Note: In Cambodian; Three pages of the original document, a map of the U.S. and conversion tables for units of measurement, are not included because they are illegible. They are not included in the pagination