RCUSA Policy Framework: Recommendations and Actions for the Obama Administration and 113th Congress


This document highlights challenges facing refugee protection, the U.S. resettlement program and RCUSA’s corresponding policy recommendations for the Administration and Congress. The following are RCUSA’s key recommendations topics:Policy Framework

1. Humanitarian Funding and Priorities
2. U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP)
3. Overseas Refugee Processing
4. Expedited Resettlement
5. Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
6. Torture Victims Relief Act (TVRA) and Funding for Torture Victim Rehabilitation
7. Unaccompanied Refugee and Migrant Children
8. Asylum Seekers
9. Terrorism-Related Inadmissibility Bars for Refugees and Asylees (TRIG)
10. Detention of Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and Other Vulnerable Persons
11. Iraqi and Afghan Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs)

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