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Refugee Aid #284499

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 27, 1982
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(Studio) Budget cuts blamed for giving refugees less time to get foothold on new life in US.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

(Fairfax Cnty., Virginia) Refugees benefits outlined. Change of rules this spring cutting benefits and dropping refugees from roles reported Effects on refugees noted. [REFUGEE - tells of hard times.] Fairfax Cnty., Virginia, contrasted with Florida in with regard to local assistance programs. [Dade Cnty. commissioner Harvey REUBEN - cites problems created by cut in federal assistance.] Refugees using aid to go to school rather than go to work, and profiting by program not available to Americans cited by government as reason for refugee aid cuts. [Health and Human Services Ofc. of Refugee Resettlement Philip HAWKS - presents government's position.] [Social WORKER - talks of difficulties refugees face.] Cuban and Haitian situation in Florida cited. Vietnam refugees noted.
REPORTER: Jacqueline Adams

Adams, Jacqueline;
Spencer, Susan

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