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Refugee community organisations and dispersalNetworks, resources and social capital$
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David Griffiths

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9781861346346

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861346346.001.0001

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Dispersal: policy and practice

Dispersal: policy and practice

(p.37) Three Dispersal: policy and practice
Refugee community organisations and dispersal

David Griffiths

Nando Sigona

Roger Zetter

Policy Press

This chapter is composed of a brief overview of the dispersal framework for asylum seekers, which was introduced under the 1999 Immigration and Asylum Act. The central model in the discussion is the partnership model, which informs the reception and settlement of asylum seekers and refugees. The chapter shows that the current national refugee-integration strategy is unique in being based upon the new dispersal arrangements for the reception of asylum seekers in the regions.

Keywords:   dispersal framework, 1999 Immigration Act, partnership model, settlement, reception, refugee-integration strategy, dispersal arrangements

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