Public assistance programs (41 - 44 of 44 items)
Number of Newly Arrived Aliens Who Receive Supplemental Security Income Needs To Be Reduced
HRD-78-50: Published: Feb 22, 1978. Publicly Released: Feb 22, 1978.
Although the Immigration and Nationality Act has provisions directed at preventing newly arrived aliens from receiving public assistance, many do receive assistance, including Supplemental Security Income (SSI). About 37,500 newly arrived aliens in five States receive about $72 million in SSI benefits annually, and about $16 million of this is paid to refugees who are exempt from the act's public...
Need to Change Income Criteria of the Supplemental Security Income Program
HRD-77-114: Published: Jun 23, 1977. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1977.
An examination was performed of the Supplemental Security Income program to identify legislative changes needed for recipients to be treated more equitably.Concern was expressed about a provision that calls for a reduction in benefits when recipients receive in-kind support and maintenance. The amount of the reduction varies depending upon the recipient's living arrangements. This can result in re...
Procedures for Determining Welfare Recipients' Eligibility and Payment in the District of Columbia
GGD-77-51: Published: Apr 20, 1977. Publicly Released: Apr 20, 1977.
The procedures used to determine eligibility and payment of welfare recipients by the District of Columbia Department of Human Resources were reviewed in an effort to determine their effectiveness in identifying errors and reducing welfare costs. The review concentrated on the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program. This program had an average monthly caseload of 31,400 during 1976...