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Office of Refugee Resettlement Annual Report to Congress 2005

Executive Summary

The Director's Message

I. Refugee Resettlement Program 

Admissions
Amerasians
Cuban and Haitian Entrants
Asylees
Reception and Placement
ORR Assistance and Services

Domestic Resettlement Program
State-administered Program
    Cash and Medical Assistance
    Social Services
    Targeted Assistance
    Unaccompanied Minors

Public/Private Partnerships
Wilson/Fish Alternative Program
Voluntary Agency Matching Grant Program
Partnerships to Improve Employment and Self-Sufficiency Outcomes
Discretionary Grants
    Individual Development Account Program
    Employment Subsidy Program
    Targeted Assistance Discretionary Grants
    Technical Assistance
    Microenterprise Development Program
    ORR Standing Announcement
        Priority Area 1: Preferred Communities
        Priority Area 2: Unanticipated Arrivals
        Priority Area 3: Ethnic Community Self-Help
    Refugee Family Enrichment
    Refugee Health Initiatives
    Education Grants
    Elderly Refugees
    Victims of Torture
    Victims of Trafficking
    Unaccompanied Alien Children 
    U.S. Repatriation Program

II. Refugees in the United States

Nationality of U.S. Refugee Population
Geographic Location of Refugees
Secondary Migration
Economic Adjustment
Gauges of Economic Adjustment
Employment Status
Reasons for Not Looking for Work
Work Experience in the Previous Year
Elapsed Time to First Job
Factors Affecting Employment
Earnings and Utilization of Public Assistance
Medical Coverage
Refugee Welfare Utilization
Employment and Welfare Utilization Rates by State

III. The Lost Boys of Sudan

Geographic Location of Lost Boys
Economic Adjustment
Employment Status
Reasons for Not Looking for Work 
Elapsed Time to First Job
Factors Affecting Employment 
Earnings and Utilization of Public Assistance 
Medical Coverage 
Welfare Utilization 
Employment and Welfare Utilization Rates by State

Appendix A:  Tables
Table 1:  Arrivals by Country of Origin, FY 1983-2005
Table 2:  Arrivals by County of Origin and State of Resettlement, FY 1983-2005
Table 3:  Arrivals by Country of Origin and State of Resettlement, FY 2005
Table 4:  Arrivals by State of Initial Resettlement, FY 2005

Appendix B:  Federal Agency Reports
Department of State
Department of Homeland Security
Office of Global Health Affairs
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 

Appendix C:  Voluntary Agency Reports
Church World Service
Episcopal Migration Ministries
Ethiopian Community Development Council
Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society
International Rescue Committee               
Iowa Department of Human Services
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants 
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
World Relief

Appendix D: State Coordinators


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Last Reviewed: May 22, 2019