Connecting Refugees in a Nontraditional Resettlement Destination: The Role of Social Institutions

  title={Connecting Refugees in a Nontraditional Resettlement Destination: The Role of Social Institutions},
  author={Adriana Morken and Emily Skop},
  journal={Papers in Applied Geography},
  pages={322 - 338}
ABSTRACT Transportation serves as the linchpin that enables refugees to enter the job market, find gainful employment, and both receive necessary services and access useful goods and services, essential to basic survival and social integration. The lack of transportation options means that refugees depend largely on the services and schedules of others, especially in the nascent months of resettlement. Recently arrived refugees who settle in traditional gateway cities like New York, Chicago… Expand
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