A Study on the Federal Cost Shifting to the State of Tennessee As a Result of the Federal Refugee Resettlement Program For the Period 1990 through 2012

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Krista Lee
Original Date of Publication: 
November, 2013

Based on attainable information that was collected, on average, refugees and descendants of refugees have accounted for 0.73 percent of the state's population since 1990. Cumulatively, it is estimated that state expenditures attributed to refugees and descendents of refugees are at least $753,103,500 since 1990. It is also estimated that the cumulative state revenue realized from refugees since 1990 is at least $1,386,643,200. 

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Lee, K. (2013). A Study on the Federal Cost Shifting to the State of Tennessee As a Result of the Federal Refugee Resettlement Program For the Period 1990 through 2012. Available http://www.hias.org/sites/default/files/tn_report_federalcostshifting_refugeeresettlement.pdf

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