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Effects of 1996 on Immigration and Immigrant Policy Reforms on Legal Permanent Residents
Essentially, PRWORA [Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act] promised to decrease welfare spending by $55 billion over five years, limit welfare receipt to two years after which time recipients ...
Race and Welfare: The Unspoken Variable
In order to analyze racial discrimination in the distribution of government welfare benefits, one must establish whether or not such problems exists, whether and how they may be documented, whether the problem is isolated ...
Social Service Vouchers: Eliminating Poverty by Including Sectarians in a Constitutional Manner
In the first section of the paper I will begin by describing the state of welfare at the end of the old system, then I will discuss the changes that were made to the system, and then I will discuss the system as it is set ...
The Privatization of Social Service Programs
The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PWRORA) represented a major shift in the national welfare system. It allows states the option of providing welfare-related services to the ...
Employment Barriers Facing Women of Color Upon Re-Entry from Incarceration
This paper will explore the plight of low-income women of color reentering society from incarceration and the barriers that they face. By looking at the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity and Reconciliation Act ...