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“[Don’T] Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor...” A Study On The Trump Administration’S Unprecedented Reforms To The U.S. Refugee Admissions Program And Their Implications, Savannah Day
From 2017 to 2020, the Trump administration cut United States refugee admissions tenfold. These reforms come unprecedented to the 40-year-old resettlement program (USRAP). By critically reviewing literature on this topic as well as conducting eight original interviews with five national nonprofits contracted by the Department of State to do refugee resettlement casework, this study sought to identify the implications of the Trump administration’s reforms to the program. Once implications were identified, I used the applied frameworks of program model as well as Michael Worth’s sociological and political science theories of American nonprofit-government relations to better inform and guide ...
Foster A Better Future: A Comparative Analysis Of Foster Care Programs For Transition-Age Foster Youth And A Recommendation For The State Of Mississippi, Caroline Glaze
The purpose of this study is to find and evaluate different programs aimed at
supporting older youth in foster care. This population of youth could be those in
high school and extends to youth who have aged out of the foster care system.
Through the evaluation of the selected programs based on a set of characteristics,
the study provides a policy recommendation for the state of Mississippi to begin to
better the lives of Mississippi foster youth. The methodology of this study is
qualitative and literature-based. Data was gathered from websites and other
published articles of the selected programs and ...