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Memorandum on Assistance to Haitian Refugees

July 02, 1994

Presidential Determination No. 94–31

Memorandum for the Secretary of State

Subject: Determination Pursuant to Section 2(c)(1) of the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962, as Amended

Pursuant to section 2(c)(1) of the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962, as amended, 22 U.S.C. 2601(c)(1), I hereby determine that it is important to the national interest that $7,000,000 be made available from the U.S. Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund to meet the urgent and unexpected needs of Haitian migrants. These funds are to be used for refugee processing, repatriation, resettlement, and assistance activities as well as related Department of State administrative expenses. A part of the funds may be contributed bilaterally to the governments in whose countries related operations are being conducted. These funds may be contributed to foreign governments, international organizations, governmental, and nongovernmental agencies.

You are authorized and directed to inform the appropriate committees of the Congress of this determination and the obligation of funds under this authority and to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.

William J. Clinton

William J. Clinton, Memorandum on Assistance to Haitian Refugees Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/220068

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