TITLE

IRAQ: Iraqi Refugees and Special Immigrant Visa Holders Face Challenges Resettling in the United States and Obtaining U.S. Government Employment

AUTHOR(S)
Christoff, Joseph A.
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;3/9/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) which explores the status of resettled Iraqis and the initial challenges they face in the U.S. It presents the benefits given to Iraqi refugees and special immigrant visa (SIV) holders and the challenges they face in acquiring employment. It mentions that the study was conducted in response to the displacement of thousands of Iraqis due to the February 2006 bombing in Samara, Iraq.
ACCESSION #
48805573

 

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