Office of Refugee Resettlement Single-Source Program Expansion Supplement, 18390 [E9-9269]

Download as PDF 18390 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 76 / Wednesday, April 22, 2009 / Notices campus. Visitors will be asked to show one form of identification (for example, a government-issued photo ID, driver’s license, or passport) and to state the purpose of their visit. Information is also available on the Institute’s/Center’s home page: http:// www.ninds.nih.gov, where an agenda and any additional information for the meeting will be posted when available. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.853, Clinical Research Related to Neurological Disorders; 93.854, Biological Basis Research in the Neurosciences, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: April 16, 2009. Jennifer Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. E9–9236 Filed 4–21–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Office of Refugee Resettlement SingleSource Program Expansion Supplement dwashington3 on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES AGENCY: Office of Refugee Resettlement, Administration for Children and Families, HHS. Subject: Single-Source Program Expansion Supplement. ACTION: Notice to Award a Single-Source Program Expansion Supplement to the North Dakota Department of Human Services (NDHS) under the North Dakota Wilson-Fish Program. CFDA#: 93.583. Legislative Authority: The Refugee Act of 1980 as amended, Wilson-Fish Amendment, 8 U.S.C. 1522(e)(7); section 412(e)(7)(A) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. Amount of Award: $181,184 supplement for current year. Project Period: 09/30/2005–09/29/ 2010. Justification for the Exception to Competition: The Wilson-Fish program is an alternative to the traditional Stateadministered refugee assistance program for providing integrated assistance and services to refugees, asylees, Amerasian Immigrants, Cuban and Haitian Entrants, Trafficking Victims and Iraqi/ Afghani SIV’s. North Dakota is one of 12 sites that has chosen this alternative approach. The supplemental funds will allow the grantee, NDHS, to provide refugee cash assistance through the end of this fiscal year to eligible refugees (and others eligible for refugee benefits) VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:31 Apr 21, 2009 Jkt 217001 under the North Dakota Wilson-Fish Program. The primary reason for the grantee’s supplemental request is a higher number of arrivals than anticipated when the grantee’s budget was submitted and approved last year. The Refugee Act of 1980 mandates that the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) reimburse States and Wilson-Fish projects for the costs of cash and medical assistance for newly arriving refugees. Since 1991, ORR has reimbursed States and Wilson-Fish agencies for providing cash and medical assistance to eligible individuals during their first eight months in the United States. Hence, the supplement is consistent with the purposes of the Wilson-Fish Program, the Refugee Act of 1980, and ORR policy. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carl Rubenstein, Wilson-Fish Program Manager, Office of Refugee Resettlement, Aerospace Building, 8th Floor West, 901 D Street, SW., Washington, DC 20447. Telephone: 202–205–5933. Dated: April 6, 2009. David H. Siegel, Acting Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement. [FR Doc. E9–9269 Filed 4–21–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE ;P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of Refugee Resettlement Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program AGENCY: Office of Refugee Resettlement, Administration for Children and Families, HHS. ACTION: Single-Source Program Expansion Supplement; Notice to Award a Single-Source Program Expansion Supplement to the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants—Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program (USCRI–VRRP) under the Vermont Wilson-Fish Program. CFDA#: 93.583 Legislative Authority: The Refugee Act of 1980 as amended, Wilson-Fish Amendment, 8 U.S.C. 1522(e)(7); section 412(e)(7)(A) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. Amount of Award: $414,041 supplement for current year. Project Period: 09/30/2005–09/29/ 2010. PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Justification for the Exception to Competition: The Wilson-Fish program is an alternative to the traditional Stateadministered refugee assistance program for providing integrated assistance and services to refugees, asylees, Amerasian Immigrants, Cuban and Haitian Entrants, Trafficking Victims and Iraqi/ Afghani SIV’s. Vermont is one of 12 sites that has chosen this alternative approach. The supplemental funds will allow the grantee, USCRI–VRRP, to provide refugee cash assistance through the end of this fiscal year to eligible refugees (and others eligible for refugee benefits) under the Vermont Wilson-Fish Program. The primary reason for the grantee’s supplemental request is a higher number of arrivals than anticipated when the grantee’s budget was submitted and approved last year. The Refugee Act of 1980 mandates that the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) reimburse States and Wilson-Fish projects for the costs of cash and medical assistance for newly arriving refugees. Since 1991, ORR has reimbursed States and Wilson-Fish agencies for providing cash and medical assistance to eligible individuals during their first eight months in the United States. Hence, the supplement is consistent with the purposes of the Wilson-Fish Program, the Refugee Act of 1980, and ORR policy. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carl Rubenstein, Wilson-Fish Program Manager, Office of Refugee Resettlement, Aerospace Building, 8th Floor West, 901 D Street, SW., Washington, DC 20447. Telephone: 202–205–5933. Dated: April 6, 2009. David H. Siegel, Acting Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement. [FR Doc. E9–9282 Filed 4–21–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I–824, Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form I–824, Application for Action on an Approved E:\FR\FM\22APN1.SGM 22APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Office of Refugee Resettlement Single-Source Program Expansion 
Supplement

AGENCY: Office of Refugee Resettlement, Administration for Children and 
Families, HHS.
    Subject: Single-Source Program Expansion Supplement.

ACTION: Notice to Award a Single-Source Program Expansion Supplement to 
the North Dakota Department of Human Services (NDHS) under the North 
Dakota Wilson-Fish Program.

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    CFDA#: 93.583.
    Legislative Authority: The Refugee Act of 1980 as amended, Wilson-
Fish Amendment, 8 U.S.C. 1522(e)(7); section 412(e)(7)(A) of the 
Immigration and Nationality Act.
    Amount of Award: $181,184 supplement for current year.
    Project Period: 09/30/2005-09/29/2010.
    Justification for the Exception to Competition: The Wilson-Fish 
program is an alternative to the traditional State-administered refugee 
assistance program for providing integrated assistance and services to 
refugees, asylees, Amerasian Immigrants, Cuban and Haitian Entrants, 
Trafficking Victims and Iraqi/Afghani SIV's. North Dakota is one of 12 
sites that has chosen this alternative approach.
    The supplemental funds will allow the grantee, NDHS, to provide 
refugee cash assistance through the end of this fiscal year to eligible 
refugees (and others eligible for refugee benefits) under the North 
Dakota Wilson-Fish Program.
    The primary reason for the grantee's supplemental request is a 
higher number of arrivals than anticipated when the grantee's budget 
was submitted and approved last year. The Refugee Act of 1980 mandates 
that the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) reimburse States and 
Wilson-Fish projects for the costs of cash and medical assistance for 
newly arriving refugees. Since 1991, ORR has reimbursed States and 
Wilson-Fish agencies for providing cash and medical assistance to 
eligible individuals during their first eight months in the United 
States.
    Hence, the supplement is consistent with the purposes of the 
Wilson-Fish Program, the Refugee Act of 1980, and ORR policy.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carl Rubenstein, Wilson-Fish Program 
Manager, Office of Refugee Resettlement, Aerospace Building, 8th Floor 
West, 901 D Street, SW., Washington, DC 20447. Telephone: 202-205-5933.

    Dated: April 6, 2009.
David H. Siegel,
Acting Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement.
[FR Doc. E9-9269 Filed 4-21-09; 8:45 am]
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