Using Data to Help Migrants Find Work

The topic of refugees in america seems to be getting swept under the rug, however the issue is still very prominent and needs solving before getting out of hand. The problem is that the lac. Questions arise of where will they go, how long will they stay and how can they contribute. New research answers these questions and offers real and modern day solutions to this debate. The research consisting of an algorithm based on real hard demographic and census data had a positive outlook, but will only work if privileged help. The research allows for practical cost effective way of helping reallocation and calls for the old hazardous model to be thrown out. 

Reality is that "refugees are among the world's most vulnerable populations... experiencing war, violence, and years of living in overcrowded refugee camps, refugees arrive in a new country with few resources and must acclimate to an unfamiliar local language, economy, and culture..." and in any circumstances, "A job isn't a silver bullet, but it's a start. In addition to economic stability, it provides community and self-sufficiency, even purpose." - Kevin Charles Fleming

Kevin Charles Fleming is a journalist, writer, and freelance creative. Other work by him includes articles on early human societies, smartphone addiction, and economic and societal inequalities. This original piece can be found on Pacific Standard magazine under the title, "Using Data to Help Migrants Find Work."  


This blog post was written by Philip Patino employee at SAGE Publishing under PR Conventions and Social Science Department. As a SAGE employee he helps manage and edits the SAGE hosted sites MethodSpace and Social Science Space.