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go directly to report, PDF _ RL33164 - Understanding Government Employment Data After a Natural or Other Disaster, With Special Emphasis on Hurricane Katrina
14-Dec-2005; Gerald Mayer; 20 p.
Abstract: The federal government uses surveys of households and employers to estimate monthly employment and unemployment. A natural or other disaster may disrupt the collection of labor force data. In addition, survey estimates of employment and unemployment may not fully capture the job loss resulting fr.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Government, Population
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go directly to report, HTML _ 98-668 - Refugee Admissions and Resettlement Policy: Facts and Issues
6-Dec-1999; Joyce Vialet; 6 p.
Abstract: The refugee admissions ceiling for fiscal year 2000 is 90,000, with Europe accounting for more than half the numbers. P.L. 106-104 reauthorized the Department of Health and Human Service's Office of Refugee Resettlement (HHS/ORR) program through FY2002. P.L. 106-113, the Consolidated Appropriations .... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Population, International
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go directly to report, PDF _ 98-668 - Refugee Admissions and Resettlement Policy: Facts and Issues
6-Dec-1999; Joyce Vialet; 6 p.
Abstract: The refugee admissions ceiling for fiscal year 2000 is 90,000, with Europe accounting for more than half the numbers. P.L. 106-104 reauthorized the Department of Health and Human Service?s Office of Refugee Resettlement (HHS/ORR) program through FY2002. P.L. 106-113, the Consolidated Appropriations .... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Population, Federal Agencies
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go directly to report, HTML _ IB89150 - Refugee Assistance in the Foreign Aid Bill: Problems and Prospects
14-Nov-2000; Lois B. McHugh; 7 p.
Abstract: The United States is the largest national contributor to international humanitarian assistance programs for refugees. Traditionally, we contribute to refugee appeals both because of our wish to alleviate the suffering of innocent victims and out of concern that refugee flows can lead to instability .... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Population, International
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go directly to report, HTML _ IB10044 - Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 106th Congress
18-Oct-2000; Joyce Vialet, Ruth Ellen Wasem, William Krouse, Andora Bruno, Larry Eig; 15 p.
Abstract: The top immigration issue before the 106th Congress is the admission of temporary foreign professional workers, commonly referred to as H-1B nonimmigrants. Despite enactment of legislation in 1998 to increase the number of H-1B nonimmigrants, pressure is mounting in the 106th Congress to raise the a.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Population, Legislative
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go directly to report, HTML _ 98-918 - Immigration Fundamentals
15-Sep-1999; Joyce Vialet; 2 p.
Abstract: Key Definitions. Immigration to the United States is regulated by Federal law. The basic U.S. law, the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), was enacted in 1952 and significantly amended since, most recently by the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996. The INA defines.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Population
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go directly to report, HTML _ RS20183 - Immigration and Naturalization Service's FY2000 Budget
18-Aug-1999; William Krouse; 6 p.
Abstract: For FY2000, the House-passed Commerce, Justice, State and the Judiciary appropriations act would provide $4.264 billion in total funding for the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), including $100 million to hire an additional 1,000 Border Patrol agents, and $200 million for additional dete.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Federal Agencies, Population
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go directly to report, HTML _ RL30446 - Housing Issues in the 106th Congress
7-Aug-2000; E. Richard Bourdon; 8 p.
Abstract: On June 21, 2000, the House passed the VA-HUD FY2001 appropriations bill, H.R. 4635, that recommends $30.0 billion for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This is an increase of nearly 16% or $4.1 billion more than the $25.9 billion enacted last year. But, it is $2.5 billion less .... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Population
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go directly to report, HTML _ 95-166 - World Health Organization: A Fact Sheet
1-Jul-1996; Lois McHugh; 2 p.
Abstract: The World Health Organization (WHO), established in 1948, is the U.N. System's authority on international public health issues. It assists governments in improving national health services and in establishing worldwide standards for foods, chemicals, and biological and pharmaceutical products. WHO c.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Population, International
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go directly to report, HTML _ 98-190 - Naturalization Trends, Issues, and Legislation
24-Jun-1998; Ruth Ellen Wasem; 11 p.
Abstract: In recent years, the number of immigrants petitioning to naturalize has surged, jumping from just over half a million applicants in FY1994 to surpassing one million in FY1995. There were 1.6 million petitions in FY1997 and -- with 568,799 cases approved last year -- the backlog of cases is up to alm.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Population
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