Serial No. 109-199: Current Issues in U.S. Refugee Protection and Resettlement: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and International Operations of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, Second Session, May 10, 2006   [open pdf - 1MB]

From the opening statement of Christopher H. Smith: "Today, the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and International Operations will hold an oversight hearing on current issues in U.S. refugee protection and resettlement. The hearing will focus on the major current challenges facing U.S. refugee protection and resettlement policy and programs. This includes levels of funding, implementation of procedures to waive application of 'material support' grounds for inadmissibility, application for the definition of 'membership in a terrorist organization,' current status and implementation of the 'wet foot/dry foot' policy, and status of implementation of the refugee provisions of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998. The Subcommittee will consider what the United States has done in the past year to address these issues and what it intends to do in the coming year." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Christopher H. Smith, Ellen R. Sauerbrey, Rachel Brand, Paul Rosenzweig, Michael Cromartie, Anastasia Brown, Lavinia Limon, and Kenneth H. Bacon.

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