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Following Through: America, Britain, and the Rhetorical Drive from Welfare to Work
Sharing a similar cultural, sociological, and legal background, the United States and the United Kingdom provide one another with an opportunity for comparison and reflection. In the specific arena of public assistance, ...
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 ...
The Strained Case for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit Anitdote to the Problems of the Hard to Employ
This paper focuses on the WOTC [Work Opportunity Tax Credit] and argues that a harder look should be taken to assess the value of continued requthorization of the WOTC. Legislators should not look at only the tax credit's ...
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 ...
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 ...