Rtheyserious posted this as a comment to my post of this morning in which I said that we are seeking suggestions for reforming the Refugee Resettlement program, but I am posting it separately here as well so as to keep a consistent format. By the way, feel free to send additional suggestions, just keep each one brief.
Strict guidelines for assimilation must be introduced.
Each refugee must be sponsored by a non-immigrant (natural citizen) family. Non-immigrant meaning the head of household and spouse are natural born citizens – at minimum, second generation.
The non-immigrant sponsor family must be tested just as any naturalized citizen testing for citizenship. If the sponsor family cannot pass the US citizenship test, then they are not suitable for guidance on assimilation to American societal expectations.
Only accept as many refugees as there are responsible vetted sponsor families available.
The sponsor family is to be responsible for meeting the needs of the refugee for no more than two years. If the refugee is not gainfully employed and communicating in English sufficiently after this period, then the refugee must be fast tracked to meet the minimum independence – speaking/reading basic english – capable of banking, driving. If after six additional months of intense training the refugee remains un-employed &/or incapable of communicating sufficiently in english – he must seek and secure another American sponsor family or repatriate to country of origin. The original family that sponsored this refugee will no longer qualify for additional sponsorship.