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Indochina Refugees Announcement Concerning the Admission of Additional Refugees to the United States.

December 22, 1977

The President has authorized the Secretary of State to request the Attorney General to exercise his parole authority to admit up to 7,000 additional Indochinese refugees. In doing so, the President approved the Secretary's request as submitted. Parole authority is vested in the Attorney General under section 212 (d) (5) of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

Jimmy Carter, Indochina Refugees Announcement Concerning the Admission of Additional Refugees to the United States. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/242631

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