ERIC Number: ED264330
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Jan-31
Reference Count: N/A
Refugee Resettlement Program. Report to the Congress.
Office of Refugee Resettlement (DHHS), Washington, DC.
This report covers activities carried out under provisions for federally funded refugee programs from October 1983 through September 1984. Part I lists the reporting requirements of Section 413(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended by the Refugee Act of 1980, and identifies where each requirement is addressed in the report's text and appendices. Part II describes the domestic refugee settlement programs and discusses the following areas: (1) admissions quotas and the number of refugees admitted from various countries; (2) initial reception and replacement activities; (3) funds allocated for various activities such as State-administered programs, matching grant programs, refugee health, refugee education, national discretionary projects, program evaluation, and data and data system development; and (4) key Federal legislative activities. Part III details the characteristics of refugees resettled in the United States since 1975, and includes a profile of the refugees, their geographic location and patterns of movement, the current employment status of Southeast Asian refugees, and the number of refugees who adjusted their immigration status during FY 1984. Finally, Part IV discusses the plans of the Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement to improve the refugee program in 1985. Appended are statistical tables, Federal agency reports, a list of State refugees coordinators, and a list of refugee health programs funded in various States by the Centers for Disease Control. (GC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Refugee Resettlement (DHHS), Washington, DC.