Unexpected Urgent Refugee and Migration Needs

CourtExecutive Office Of The President
Citation86 FR 46757
Publication Date20 Aug 2021
Record Number2021-18062
Presidential Documents
Federal Register
Vol. 86, No. 159
Friday, August 20, 2021
Title 3—
The President
Presidential Determination No. 2021–11 of August 16, 2021
Unexpected Urgent Refugee and Migration Needs
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the
laws of the United States of America, including section 2(c)(1) of the Migra-
tion and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962 (22 U.S.C. 2601(c)(1)) (MRAA),
I hereby determine, pursuant to section 2(c)(1) of the MRAA, that it is
important to the national interest to furnish assistance under the MRAA
in an amount not to exceed $500 million from the United States Emergency
Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund for the purpose of meeting unex-
pected urgent refugee and migration needs of refugees, victims of conflict,
and other persons at risk as a result of the situation in Afghanistan, including
applicants for Special Immigrant Visas. Such assistance may be provided
on a bilateral or multilateral basis as appropriate, including through contribu-
tions to international organizations and through funding to other nongovern-
mental organizations, governments, and United States departments and agen-
You are authorized and directed to submit this determination to the Congress,
along with the accompanying Justification, and to publish this determination
in the Federal Register
Washington, August 17, 2021
[FR Doc. 2021–18062
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