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

September 07, 1990

Presidential Determination No. 90-39

Memorandum for the Secretary of State

Pursuant to section 2(c)(1) of the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962, as amended, 22 U.S.C. 2601(c)(1), in order to meet unexpected urgent refugee and migration needs, I hereby determine that it is important to the national interest that $10,000,000 be made available from the United States Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund (Emergency Fund) to respond to the appeals of international organizations engaged in assisting those persons displaced by the crisis in the Persian Gulf. Of this $10,000,000, $7,500,000 will be contributed to the International Organization for Migration to be used to transport those displaced persons stranded in Jordan and throughout the region to their home countries, and $2,500,000 will be contributed to other international organizations and private voluntary organizations working in the region to meet the urgent relief needs.

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


GEORGE BUSH

THE WHITE HOUSE,

Washington, September 7, 1990.

George Bush, Memorandum on Determination Pursuant to Section 2(c)(1) of the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962, as Amended Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/323357

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