This volume engages international human rights, U.S. immigration law and refugee policy, and interdisciplinary scholarship to examine forced migration and refugee resettlement, the lived experiences of asylum seekers, and policy developments advancing the well-being of refugees in the U.S.
• Provides 13 contributed chapters covering the legal, historical, and contemporary issues facing refugees and asylum seekers in the U.S.
• Includes several case studies from individuals who came to the U.S. as refugees from a range of other nations
• Covers the medical and mental health issues faced by new refugees and asylum seekers
• Discusses the future of refugee resettlement in the U.S. in a conclusion written by the volume editors