Fiscal Year 2010 Refugee Admissions Numbers And Authorizations of In-country Refugee Status Pursuant To Sections 207 And 101(A)(42), Respectively, of the Immigration And Nationality Act, And Determination Pursuant To Section 2(B)(2) of the Migration And Refugee Assistance Act, As Amended, 52385-52386 [E9-24686]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 196 / Tuesday, October 13, 2009 / Presidential Documents 52385 Presidential Documents Presidential Determination No. 2009–32 of September 30, 2009 Fiscal Year 2010 Refugee Admissions Numbers And Authorizations of In-country Refugee Status Pursuant To Sections 207 And 101(A)(42), Respectively, of the Immigration And Nationality Act, And Determination Pursuant To Section 2(B)(2) of the Migration And Refugee Assistance Act, As Amended Memorandum for the Secretary of State In accordance with section 207 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (the ‘‘Act’’) (8 U.S.C. 1157), as amended, and after appropriate consultations with the Congress, I hereby make the following determinations and authorize the following actions: The admission of up to 80,000 refugees to the United States during Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 is justified by humanitarian concerns or is otherwise in the national interest; provided that this number shall be understood as including persons admitted to the United States during FY 2010 with Federal refugee resettlement assistance under the Amerasian immigrant admissions program, as provided below. The 80,000 admissions numbers shall be allocated among refugees of special humanitarian concern to the United States in accordance with the following regional allocations; provided that the number of admissions allocated to the East Asia region shall include persons admitted to the United States during FY 2010 with Federal refugee resettlement assistance under section 584 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act of 1988, as contained in section 101(e) of Public Law 100–202 (Amerasian immigrants and their family members): Africa ................................................ East Asia ........................................... Europe and Central Asia ................. Latin America/Caribbean ................. Near East/South Asia ....................... Unallocated Reserve ........................ 15,500 17,000 2,500 5,000 35,000 5,000 CPrice-Sewell on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with RULES5 The 5,000 unallocated refugee numbers shall be allocated to regional ceilings, as needed. Upon providing notification to the Judiciary Committees of the Congress, you are hereby authorized to use unallocated admissions in regions where the need for additional admissions arises. Additionally, upon notification to the Judiciary Committees of the Congress, you are further authorized to transfer unused admissions allocated to a particular region to one or more other regions, if there is a need for greater admissions for the region or regions to which the admissions are being transferred. Consistent with section 2(b)(2) of the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962, as amended, I hereby determine that assistance to or on behalf of persons applying for admission to the United States as part of the overseas refugee admissions program will contribute to the foreign policy interests of the United States and designate such persons for this purpose. Consistent with section 101(a)(42) of the Act (8 U.S.C.1101(a)(42)), and after appropriate consultation with the Congress, I also specify that, for FY 2010, VerDate Nov<24>2008 09:37 Oct 09, 2009 Jkt 220001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\13OCO0.SGM 13OCO0 52386 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 196 / Tuesday, October 13, 2009 / Presidential Documents the following persons may, if otherwise qualified, be considered refugees for the purpose of admission to the United States within their countries of nationality or habitual residence: a. Persons in Cuba b. Persons in the former Soviet Union c. Persons in Iraq d. In exceptional circumstances, persons identified by a United States Embassy in any location You are authorized and directed to report this determination to the Congress immediately and to publish it in the Federal Register. THE WHITE HOUSE, Washington, September 30, 2009. [FR Doc. E9–24686 Filed 10–9–09; 8:45 am] VerDate Nov<24>2008 09:37 Oct 09, 2009 Jkt 220001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\13OCO0.SGM 13OCO0 OB#1.EPS</GPH> CPrice-Sewell on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with RULES5 Billing code 4710–10–P

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Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 196 / Tuesday, October 13, 2009 / 
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                Presidential Determination No. 2009-32 of September 30, 
                2009

                
 Fiscal Year 2010 Refugee Admissions Numbers And 
                Authorizations of In-country Refugee Status Pursuant To 
                Sections 207 And 101(A)(42), Respectively, of the 
                Immigration And Nationality Act, And Determination 
                Pursuant To Section 2(B)(2) of the Migration And 
                Refugee Assistance Act, As Amended

                Memorandum for the Secretary of State

                In accordance with section 207 of the Immigration and 
                Nationality Act (the ``Act'') (8 U.S.C. 1157), as 
                amended, and after appropriate consultations with the 
                Congress, I hereby make the following determinations 
                and authorize the following actions:

                The admission of up to 80,000 refugees to the United 
                States during Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 is justified by 
                humanitarian concerns or is otherwise in the national 
                interest; provided that this number shall be understood 
                as including persons admitted to the United States 
                during FY 2010 with Federal refugee resettlement 
                assistance under the Amerasian immigrant admissions 
                program, as provided below.

                The 80,000 admissions numbers shall be allocated among 
                refugees of special humanitarian concern to the United 
                States in accordance with the following regional 
                allocations; provided that the number of admissions 
                allocated to the East Asia region shall include persons 
                admitted to the United States during FY 2010 with 
                Federal refugee resettlement assistance under section 
                584 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and 
                Related Programs Appropriations Act of 1988, as 
                contained in section 101(e) of Public Law 100-202 
                (Amerasian immigrants and their family members):

 
 
 
                                                                 Africa.................................................  15,500                  ......
                                                                 East Asia..............................................  17,000                  ......
                                                                 Europe and Central Asia................................  2,500                   ......
                                                                 Latin America/Caribbean................................  5,000                   ......
                                                                 Near East/South Asia...................................  35,000                  ......
                                                                 Unallocated Reserve....................................  5,000                   ......
 

                The 5,000 unallocated refugee numbers shall be 
                allocated to regional ceilings, as needed. Upon 
                providing notification to the Judiciary Committees of 
                the Congress, you are hereby authorized to use 
                unallocated admissions in regions where the need for 
                additional admissions arises.

                Additionally, upon notification to the Judiciary 
                Committees of the Congress, you are further authorized 
                to transfer unused admissions allocated to a particular 
                region to one or more other regions, if there is a need 
                for greater admissions for the region or regions to 
                which the admissions are being transferred. Consistent 
                with section 2(b)(2) of the Migration and Refugee 
                Assistance Act of 1962, as amended, I hereby determine 
                that assistance to or on behalf of persons applying for 
                admission to the United States as part of the overseas 
                refugee admissions program will contribute to the 
                foreign policy interests of the United States and 
                designate such persons for this purpose.

                Consistent with section 101(a)(42) of the Act (8 
                U.S.C.1101(a)(42)), and after appropriate consultation 
                with the Congress, I also specify that, for FY 2010,

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                the following persons may, if otherwise qualified, be 
                considered refugees for the purpose of admission to the 
                United States within their countries of nationality or 
                habitual residence:

a. Persons in Cuba

b. Persons in the former Soviet Union

c. Persons in Iraq

d. In exceptional circumstances, persons identified by a United States 
Embassy in any location

                You are authorized and directed to report this 
                determination to the Congress immediately and to 
                publish it in the Federal Register.
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    Washington, September 30, 2009.

[FR Doc. E9-24686
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