ⓘ Office of Refugee Resettlement


ⓘ Office of Refugee Resettlement

The Office of Refugee Resettlement is a program of the Administration for Children and Families, an office within the United States Department of Health and Human Services, created with the passing of the United States Refugee Act of 1980. The ORR offers support for refugees seeking safe haven within the United States, including victims of human trafficking, those seeking asylum from persecution, survivors of torture and war, and unaccompanied alien children. The mission and purpose of the ORR is to assist in the relocation process and provide needed services to individuals granted asylum within the United States.

Since 1975, the U.S. provides assistance in the resettlement of more than 3 million refugees. Annual admission of refugees to the United States after the adoption of the refugee act of 1980 was passed ranged from 27.100 to 207.116.

In the 2019 financial year, refugees and resettlement assistance included discretionary budget of 1.905 billion. The largest 1.303 billion dollars intended for unaccompanied foreign children program to provide housing for migrant children. Other major programs include transitional and medical services to 354 million dollars, assistance to refugees services, us $ 207 million, and programmes of support for victims of trafficking, $27 million.

Currently the office is headed by Jonathan Hildreth Hayes, who served as interim Director since November of 2018.

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