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Briefing in Advance of World Refugee Day


Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
June 2, 2010

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The Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration of the Department of State and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) of the Department of Homeland Security are co-hosting a background press briefing on June 3, 2010, on U.S. refugee and asylum-seeker resettlement programs. This discussion will provide reporters with information in advance of World Refugee Day, June 20. Following opening remarks, Administration Officials will respond to reporters’ questions.

Briefers include officials from the following agencies:

  • Refugee Affairs Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security
  • Asylum Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security
  • Office of Admissions; Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration; Department of State

Date: Thursday, June 3, 2008

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)

Place: Room 8008, 111Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. 20529

(Intersection of New Jersey and Massachusetts Ave.)

Journalists who wish to attend in person or participate by phone must contact USCIS Public Affairs Officer Chris Rhatigan at chris.rhatigan@dhs.gov or (202) 272-1297 to confirm their participation.


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PRN: 2010/718

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