U.S. Refugee Programs for 1992: Annual Refugee Consultations : Hearing Before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session ... September 24, 1991, Volume 4
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1992 - 241 pages
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addition Administration admissions program admitted Africa agencies Amerasian America applicants areas arrivals Asia assistance asylum authorized Baha'is camps ceiling Chairman Committee concern Congress considered consultation continue countries Department determination developments displaced EAGLEBURGER East Eastern economic effective efforts eligible established estimated Ethiopian Europe expected fiscal former funded going groups Health hope human humanitarian Immigration impact increase individuals initial interest interview Iraq Iraqi issues Kurds major meet million months needs Office operations organizations particular past percent period persecution persons political population President priorities problems processing projected proposed question recent recommend refugee admissions refugee resettlement regard region remain repatriation resettlement responsibility Secretary Senator KENNEDY situation South Soviet Union status U.S. refugee UNHCR United United Nations Vietnam voluntary
Page 67 - General shall promptly submit to the division of the court and the Committees on the Judiciary of the Senate and the House of Representatives a report specifying the facts found and the ultimate grounds for such removal.
Page 70 - refugee" means (A) any person who is outside any country of such person's nationality or, in the case of a person having no nationality, is outside any country in which such person last habitually resided, and who is unable or unwilling to return to, and is unable or unwilling to avail himself or herself of the protection of, that country because of persecution or a well-founded fear of persecution on account of race, religion, nationality...
Page 70 - refugee" does not include any person who ordered, incited, assisted, or otherwise participated in the persecution of any person on account of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion.
Page 67 - USC 1159(b)) of aliens who have been granted asylum in the United States under section 208 of the Act (8 USC 1158), as this is justified by humanitarian concerns or is otherwise in the national interest.
Page 70 - Act adopted for the purpose of our refugee admissions program, the definition of "refugee" contained in the United Nations Convention and Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees.
Page 66 - ... (2) Except as provided in subsection (b), the number of refugees who may be admitted under this section in any fiscal year after fiscal year 1982 shall...
Page 67 - President may fix a number of refugees to be admitted to the United States during the succeeding period (not to exceed twelve months) in response to the emergency refugee situation and such admissions shall be allocated among refugees of special humanitarian concern...
Page 67 - Unused admissions numbers allocated to a particular region within the 120,000 federally funded ceiling may be transferred to one or more other regions if there is an overriding need for greater numbers for the region or regions to which the numbers are being transferred. You are hereby authorized and directed to consult with the judiciary committees of the Congress prior to any such use of the unallocated numbers or reallocation of numbers from one region to another.
Page 29 - ... including the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), the UN Border Relief Operation (UNBRO), the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).