Refusing a Helping Hand

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Refusing a Helping Hand

Commentary
September 1, 1998

Abstract

[Orlando Sentinel] Urban Institute researchers, Wendy Zimmermann and Michael Fix, write about the complex rules, mixed messages, confusion and fear in the immigrant community in light of changes to Welfare rules as they apply to noncitizens. In their opinion, the results are that many immigrants are refusing a helping hand.

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