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Announcement of the Award of an Emergency Single-Source Grant to the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants in Arlington, VA

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AGENCY:

Office of Refugee Resettlement, ACF, HHS.

ACTION:

Announcement of the award of an emergency single-source grant to the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants in Arlington, VA.

SUMMARY:

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) announces the award of an emergency single-source grant in the amount of $804,075 to the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) in Arlington, VA, to support resettlement services to Iranian refugee parolees.

DATES:

Funds will support activities from December 15, 2014 through December 14, 2015.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Kenneth Tota, Acting Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement, 901 D Street SW., Washington, DC 20047. Telephone: 202-401-4858. Email: kenneth.tota@acf.hhs.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Award funds will provide resettlement services to approximately 100 Iranian individuals currently residing in a refugee camp in Iraq. USCRI will provide services to this refugee parolee population including, but not limited to: Initial reception, housing, employment, enhanced case management, staffing, interpreter services, and counseling. This emergency grant will support the provision of these much needed services to ensure these parolees are afforded a successful path to self-sufficiency.

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Statutory Authority: Section 412(c)(1)(A) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended (8 U.S.C. 1522(c)(1)(A)).

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Christopher Beach,

Senior Grants Policy Specialist, Office of Administration.

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[FR Doc. 2015-06311 Filed 3-18-15; 8:45 am]

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