Human Services

Overview of Refugee Resettlement in the United States

Report Author: 
Kristie De Peña
Original Date of Publication: 
2017 Mar

Overview of Refugee Resettlement in the United States

Though the federal government retains control of the refugee resettlement process in the United States, it must consult with individual states for effective and responsible resettlement. The Niskanen Center's report, Overview of Refugee Resettlement in the United States, provides a summary and assessment of U.S. refugee resettlement.

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The Facts on Immigration Today: 2017 Edition

Report Author: 
Center for American Progress (CAP)
Original Date of Publication: 
2017 Apr

The Facts on Immigration Today: 2017 Edition

"The Facts on Immigration Today: 2017 Edition" -- an update of an earlier CAP report from 2014 -- gives "the latest and most essential facts about immigrants and immigration reform in the nation today." The data cover the following broad topics: today's immigrant population, the demographics and political power of new Americans, immigrants and the econ

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Center for American Progress

Baltimore Rise: A Case Study in Advancing Local Workforce Development Efforts for New Americans

Report Author: 
Daniel Wilkinson
Original Date of Publication: 
2017 Mar

Baltimore Rise: A Case Study in Advancing Local Workforce Development Efforts for New Americans

"Higher" is a program of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services designed to provide technical assistance to refugee employment programs at all nine national resettlement agencies and their affiliates.

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The Contributions of New Americans in Nebraska

Report Author: 
New American Economy
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Aug

The Contributions of New Americans in Nebraska

New American Economy has produced 51 reports on the contributions of new Americans in each of the states and the District of Columbia including the impact of immigrant entrepreneurship on local economies and estimates of the number of jobs that might be created locally from an increase in the availability of employment-based immigrant visas.

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Integrating Health Literacy, Cultural Competence, and Language Access Services: Workshop Summary

Report Author: 
Joe Alper
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Jul

Integrating Health Literacy, Cultural Competence, and Language Access Services: Workshop Summary

This "roundtable" discussion focused on important lessons, practical strategies, and opportunities for creating greater integration of health literacy, cultural competence, and language access services in the healthcare system.

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Midwest Diagnosis: Immigration Reform and the Healthcare Sector

Report Author: 
Nicole Fisher
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Mar

Midwest Diagnosis: Immigration Reform and the Healthcare Sector

The supply of native-born health care professionals is not keeping pace with the rising demand for health care workers in the Midwest, especially to serve the rapidly growing elderly population.

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How For-profit Companies Are Driving Immigrant Detention Policies

Report Author: 
Sharita Gruberg
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Dec

How For-profit Companies Are Driving Immigrant Detention Policies

Since 2005, revenues for the two biggest for-profit prison companies (Corrections Corporation of America and Geo Group, Inc.) have doubled.

Source Organization: 
Center for American Progress

Task Force on Foreign-Trained Physicians

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Minnesota Department of Health
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jan

Task Force on Foreign-Trained Physicians

The challenge of integrating foreign-trained physicians is complex and long-standing. In Minnesota, the issue gained urgency as policy makers sought to address several major issues facing the state, including shortages in the supply of physicians, an aging and diversifying population and persistent health disparities.

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