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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1987

PUBLIC LAW 100-204—DEC. 22, 1987

101 STAT. 1403

its efforts to persuade the Government of Laos to accept the safe return of persons rejected under the Lao Screening Program. (2) Refugee protection and monitoring activities should be expanded along the Thai-Laotian border in an effort to identify and report on incidents of refugees forcibly repatriated into Laos. (3) The Secretary of State should urge the Government of Thailand to address immediately the problems of protection associated with the Khmer along the Thai-Cambodian border. The Government of Thailand, along with appropriate international relief agencies, should develop and implement a plan to provide for greater security and protection for the Khmer at the Thai border. (4) The international community should increase its efforts to assure that Indochinese refugee camps are protected, that refugees have access to a free market at Site 2, and that international observers and relief personnel are present on a 24-hour-a-day basis at Site 2 and any other camp where it is deemed necessary. (5) The Secretary of State should make every effort to identify each person at Site 2 who may qualify for admission to the United States as an immigrant and for humanitarian parole. (6) The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees International should be pressed to upgrade staff presence and the level of organizations. advocacy to revive the international commitment with regard to the problems facing Indochinese refugees in the region, and to pursue voluntary repatriation possibilities in cases where monitoring is available and the safety of the refugees is assured. (c) ALLOCATIONS OF REFUGEE ADMISSIONS.—Given the


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connection between ongoing resettlement and the preservation of first asylum, the United States and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees should redouble efforts to assure a stable and secure environment for refugees while dialog is pursued on other long-range solutions, it is the sense of the Congress that— (1) within the worldwide refugee admissions ceiling deter- President of U.S. mined by the President, the President should continue to recommend generous numbers of admissions from East Asia first asylum camps and from the Orderly Departure Program sufficient to sustain preservation of first asylum and security for Indochinese in Southeast Asia, consistent with worldwide refugee admissions requirements and the consultative processes of the Refugee Act of 1980; (2) within the allocation made by the President for the Or- President of U.S. derly Departure Program from Vietnam, the number of admissions allocated for Amerasians and their immediate family members should also be generous; (3) renewed international efforts must be taken to address the problem of Indochinese refugees who have lived in camps for 3 years or longer; and (4) the Secretary of State should urge the United Nations International High Commissioner for Refugees to organize immediately an organizations. international conference to address the problems of Indochinese refugees. (d) REPORTING.—The President shall submit a report to Congress President of U.S. within 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act on the respective roles of the Immigration and Naturalization Service and