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Immigrants & Refugees

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Emerging Child Welfare Practice Regarding Immigrant Children in Foster Care

September 30, 2013
As the number of immigrant children and children of immigrants in the U.S. has grown, child welfare agencies are serving an increasingly diverse spectrum of families, including many with at least one parent or some children who were born outside the U.S.

Promising Practices for Increasing Immigrants' Access to Health and Human Services

May 24, 2012
This brief identifies several promising practices that can help overcome access barriers. A consistent theme is the crucial role played by community-based organizations (CBOs) in effectively addressing barriers related to complicated application processes, and issues of language, literacy, fear, and mistrust.

Barriers to Immigrants' Access to Health and Human Services Programs

May 24, 2012
This brief identifies several factors that contribute to lower application and take-up rates among eligible immigrants, including: (1) the complexity of the application process and eligibility rules; (2) related administrative burdens; (3) language, literacy, and cultural barriers; (4) transportation and other logistical challenges; and (5) climates of fear and mistrust. [19 PDF pages]

The Affordable Care Act: Coverage Implications and Issues for Immigrant Families

April 29, 2012
This brief provides an overview of how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will affect the eligibility of different immigrants, depending on lawful status and length of residence in the U.S.

Overview of Immigrants' Eligibility for SNAP, TANF, Medicaid, and CHIP

March 26, 2012
This brief describes key federal and state immigrant eligibility provisions to help inform policymakers, program administrators and communities serving immigrant families and children. It provides an overview of the variability across states regarding immigrant eligibility for SNAP, TANF, Medicaid, and CHIP. [12 PDF pages]
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A Comprehensive Review of Immigrant Access to Health and Human Services

June 29, 2011
Report Submitted to: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

Vulnerable Youth and the Transition to Adulthood: Second-Generation Latinos Connecting to School and Work

July 14, 2009
  ASPE RESEARCH BRIEF Vulnerable Youth and the Transistion to Adulthood Second-Generation Latinos Connecting to School and Work July 2009 This Research Brief is part of a larger project:Vulnerable Youth and the Transistion to Adulthood

Summary of Immigrant Eligibility Restrictions Under Current Law

February 24, 2009
Summary of Immigrant Eligibility Restrictions Under Current Law As of 2/25/2009 This document summarizes the immigrant eligibility restrictions under the following laws: 

Refugee Economic Self-Sufficiency: An Exploratory Study of Approaches Used in Office of Refugee Resettlement Programs

November 16, 2008
The purpose of this exploratory study was to learn what factors and approaches utilized by Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) programs contribute to refugee economic self-sufficiency. The issue of whether these approaches were applicable to mainstream welfare-to-work programs was also addressed.