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Resettlement services for asylees

A comment (see below) left under our link for the State Department’s Operational Guidance contract document for refugee resettlement agencies gives us a look at the IRC Phoenix office. 416 more words

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Resettlement agency worker responds to my public comment

There’s a comment in response to my comments submitted to the U.S. State Department for their annual call for public comments.  The author works at a refugee resettlement agency and disagrees with my points.  1,417 more words

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State Department refugee resettlement office taking comments

The State Department refugee resettlement office is taking comments from the public on opinions for the size and scope of the resettlement program for fiscal year 2015.  123 more words

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State Department taking comments on “scope” of the refugee program

The US Department of State is asking for feedback about the size and scope of the US refugee resettlement program. A meeting will be held at the… 297 more words

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Resettlement and Isolation

A single mother of a refugee family from the Central African Republic finds herself alone and isolated (a condition correlated with refugee suicides) five months after resettlement to Portland via… 470 more words

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Best Practices -- Placing Refugee Families With Other Refugees Without Agreement?

This topic seems to fall under the “Do not do” section of the best practices category. According to the State Department resettlement contracts, resettlement contractors are not to place incoming refugee cases in temporary housing, rather they should place refugees in their own permanent housing, e.g. 373 more words

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Part Three of Buffalo Rising refugee series

Ariel Roberta at the Buffalo Rising newspaper released her last installment of a three-part series on refugees in Buffalo (see Part l and Part ll… 767 more words

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