USCRI

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USCRIUS Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (Washinton, DC)
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However, last year we advocated for 100,000 Syrians to be resettled and we continue to stand by that expectation given the gravity and the enormity of the situation," said Stacie Blake, the director of government and community relations for USCRI.
While she needs the help of USCRI staff's help to communicate with the family, she said her interactions with them have been pleasant, including being served tea and chocolates when she went to the units to deal with an electricity issue.
Fahey and Ussery were joined by USCRI's Lavinia Limon, president & CEO, at a briefing hosted by the co-chairs of the Bipartisan Congressional Refugee Caucus.
Since the end of 2001, Canada has altered asylum procedures and given Citizenship and Immigration officers the power to rule a claimant ineligible for refugee status "if the claimant had a criminal record, posed a threat to national security, or had been recognized as a refugee in another country," (USCRI, 2002: [section] Asylum Procedure, [paragraph] 2) such as the United States.
Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), "Internally Displaced Persons (as of December 31, 2004)," World Refugee Survey 2005.
Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), defines it as "the practice of keeping refugees in protracted situations of restricted mobility, enforced idleness, and dependency--their lives on indefinite hold" For refugees in Africa and Asia during the last 20 years, the transition from camp to resettlement has taken longer than at any point in history.
Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), World Refugee Survey 2008 (Washington: USCRI, 2009), 1, http://www.uscrirefugees.org/2010Website/5_Resources /5_5_Refugee_Warehousing/5_5_4_Archived_ World_Refugee_Surveys/5_5_4_7_World_Refugee_ Survey_2009/5_5_4_7_1_Statistics/RefugeesandAsylum-seek.pdf (accessed June 20, 2011).
(6.) USCRI (United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants), "Statistics: Warehoused Refugee Populations (as of December 31, 2008)" World Refugee Survey 2009, http:// www.refugees.org/FTP/WRS09PDFS/WarehousingMap.pdf.
Summary: Washington - President and CEO of the US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) described, here Tuesday, as "terrible" the life conditions prevailing in the Polisario-run camps of Tindouf, south-west of Algeria, while calling for a "durable solution to this issue."
(26.) US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), Refugee Conditions By Country: Denmark, <http://www.
The United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) is currently campaigning for an end to the practice of forcing refugees to live in camps and settlements; see <http://www.refugees.org>.