Feds Should Better Publicize Asylee Benefits, Report Says 1 Feds Should Better Publicize Asylee Benefits, Report Says

Feds Should Better Publicize Asylee Benefits, Report Says

By Kelly Lienhard (July 29, 2022, 5:11 PM EDT) — The Migration Policy Institute urged the federal immigration courts system, alongside other agencies, to better publicize available asylee services after a report published Thursday showed that the current resettlement process for asylum seekers is fragmented and prone to delay.

The nonpartisan think tank’s report also included recommendations that the government remove barriers to services for asylees by improving data reporting on participation in benefit programs and expanding Medicaid eligibility to include pregnant asylum seekers and older children.

“Support with navigating and accessing these programs can have significant bearing on asylum seekers’ ability to provide for their families and contribute to the U.S….