ERIC Number: ED246137
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Brief Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Refugee Resettlement and Asylum.
Refugee Policy Group, Washington, DC.
This document gives brief answers to questions that are frequently asked about refugee resettlement and asylum. The topics covered include the following: the differences between refugees and asylees; how refugee admission numbers and allocations are determined; how refugees are selected; the application processing procedure, including changes due to the Federal Refugee Act of 1980; how actual admissions and proposed numbers compare; Federal aid available to refugees; Federal agencies responsible for implementing the refugee program; the role of private agencies in resettlement; the role of States in administering the refugee program; refugee welfare dependency rates; placement policy goals; geographical distribution of refugees, how this distribution compares with that of other populations, and what issues this comparison raises; and program costs. (CMG)
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Refugee Policy Group, Washington, DC.