2 edition of Perspectives on U.S. refugee programs found in the catalog.
Perspectives on U.S. refugee programs
by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington, D.C
Written in English
|Other titles||Perspectives on US refugee programs.|
|Series||Current policy -- no. 981.|
|Contributions||United States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||5 p. ;|
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Get this from a library. Perspectives on U.S. refugee programs. [Jonathan Moore; United States. Department of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division.]. The book provides rich insights on institutional perspectives critical to understanding the politics and practices of refugee resettlement and the asylum process in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, including international human rights and humanitarian law as Format: Hardcover.
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Using comparative, cross-national perspectives across five continents, the editors and contributors critically analyze the educational structures, policies, and practices intended to support refugee youth transition from conflict and post-conflict zones to mainstream classrooms and schools in.
describes assistance offered to refugees resettling in the U.S. and the legislation and programs authorizing such assistance. The Refugee Act of is covered in Part III.
Major issues of the act are outlined along with its legislative history. The section concludes with a section-by-section summary of the Act. Appendices contain the complete text of the Refugee Act, a conference report and. "This book is a superb introduction to the history of U.S. refugee politics and policy and an important contribution to American civic education." Karen Jacobsen, Journal of American Ethnic HistoryReviews: 1.
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U.S. Politics & Govt; More and ethical perspectives. The book demonstrates how many of the challenges of refugees, and the challenges posed by societies and governments to refugee protection.
Texas sent a letter Wednesday to the Office of Refugee Resettlement officially announcing its intent to withdraw from the federal refugee resettlement program by September 30 if the federal government does not ensure refugees pose any security threat. Wednesday’s letter and the decision comes after the ORR’s unwillingness to approve Texas’ updated state refugee plan which would require.
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As millions of Syrian citizens are displaced from their homes, the reality of the refugee crisis is high on the United States' radar. This hearing identifies the impact of the refugee crisis on the security of the U.S.
refugee admissions program through multiple testimonies that reveal both the advantages and disadvantages of admitting refugees from the Middle East.
The book provides rich insights on institutional perspectives critical to understanding the politics and practices of refugee resettlement and the asylum process in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, including international human rights and humanitarian law as well as domestic laws and policies related to.
About 3 million refugees have been resettled in the U.S. since Congress passed the Refugee Act ofwhich created the Federal Refugee Resettlement Program and the current national standard for.
“According to Robert Rector at the Heritage Foundation, the additio refugees that Obama brought from Syria in fiscal will cost U.S. taxpayers $ billion over the course of the. The refugee program, housed at the State Department, resettles displaced people from around the world into the United States, with help from agencies at.
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It includes a plethora of theory, research and practice-related information. Michelle Malkin: Sixty Reasons Why the U.S. Refugee Program is a Danger to Us. Septem / 0 Comments / in Courts & Law, Immigration, National Security, News, Policy, Politics, Social Issues / by Ann Corcoran.
Accepting refugees supports stability of U.S. allies and U.S. interests. Former CIA Director Hayden and former NATO Supreme Allied Commander James Stavridis write in the Miami Herald, “It’s ironic, to say the least, that today some politicians are seeking to shut out refugees in the name of national security.
U.S. Immigration: A Historical Perspective. Accessed Decem ; Refugee Council USA History of the U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program. Accessed Septem For more information: “Ethnic & Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT).” Ethnic & Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT).
Years ago, as I began researching the UN's role in the U.S. refugee resettlement program, I warned of the likely "subjectivity" of UNHCR's national staff (often citizens of the countries where they are working, usually in regions of turmoil and economic unrest).
Their appraisals can be at best complaisant and at worst open to the highest bidder.The UN General Assembly has endorsed the Global Compact on Refugees, a week after a similar accord for migrants. Nearly countries have pledged help to nations that host those fleeing war and.Thomas Bornemann, DEd, is chief of refugee programs in the Office of Refugee Health, U.S.
Public Health Service, Rockville, Maryland. He served as director of the National Institute of Mental Health's Refugee Mental Health Program from to