Refugees who do not meet the requirements for TANF or AABD can get help from the Refugee Resettlement Program (RRP). A person can only receive help from this program for a limited time period after they enter the U.S. RRP is for:

  • A person admitted to the U.S. as a "refugee", "asylee", or "conditional entrant".
  • A resident noncitizen who was formerly a refugee.
  • An Amerasian immigrant from Vietnam, and close family members, admitted through the Orderly Departure Program beginning March 20, 1988.
  • A Cuban or Haitian granted parole or issued a valid Form I-94 or other documentation by the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), on or after April 21, 1980.