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Refugee and Entrant Assistance State/Replacement Designee Administered Programs

$4,772,490,830

Total Assistance, FY 2008 to Present
Agency: ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
Assistance Type: FORMULA GRANTS
Popular Name: Refugee Cash and Medical Assistance Program and Refugee Support Services Program
CFDA Number
93.566

Objectives: The Refugee Cash and Medical Assistance program reimburses States and State Replacement Designees for the cost of cash and medical assistance provided to refugees, certain Amerasians from Vietnam, Cuban and Haitian entrants, asylees, victims of a severe form of trafficking, and Iraqi and Afghan Special Immigrants during the first eight months after their arrival in this country or grant of asylum. Reimbursement is also provided for care of unaccompanied refugee minors and grantee administrative costs. Refugee Support Services formula funding may be used for employment and other social services for the same population for five years after their date of arrival or grant of asylum.

 
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