Emerging research shows that schools that are strategic in their approaches to help newcomer youth adjust to their environment may help them be more successful.
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July 23, 2014
The House and Senate have drafted vastly different emergency spending measures aimed at addressing the surge of unaccompanied minors streaming across the U.S.-Mexico border.
December 23, 2010
Refugee "Little Bill Clinton," who was the subject of a yearlong series in 2009 about his adjustment to U.S. schools, has been selected for Georgia's Olympic Development Team.
July 29, 2010
A refugee resettlement organization is using federal funds to run an educational program for refugee children this summer in New York City.
July 07, 2010
A series about the profound loss and confusion a Burmese refugee couple experiences after their 7-year-old daughter is murdered in Salt Lake City is a "runner-up" winner for one of the categories of the Casey Medals For Meritorious Journalism.
April 19, 2010
A feature article in the Voice of San Diego discusses the pros and cons of newcomer centers for immigrant or refugee teens.
April 15, 2010
Schools and community colleges in El Cajon, Calif., can't keep up with the demand for adult ESL and education from Iraqi refugees.
April 08, 2010
The United States has received Iraqis, Burmese, and Bhutanese in larger numbers in 2010 than any other refugee groups.
March 16, 2010
Iraqi refugee parents in El Cajon, Calif., are generally happy with U.S. schools. But many can't find work to support their families and have gone on welfare.
September 24, 2009
The New York Times reports this week in an article, "Bhutan Refugees Find a Toehold in the Bronx," how a number of Bhutanese refugee families have formed what might be called a Bhutanese neighborhood in the Bronx.