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Government Information on Refugees in the 1990's
African Refugee Crisis and the U.S. Response - 1990
Testimonies of officials directly involved in U.S.-African relations show the role that the U.S. must and already does play in assisting refugees.
A Skillful Show of Strength: U.S. Marines in the Caribbean - 1991-1996
This document details U.S. military operations in the midst of government transitions and civil unrest in Caribbean countries during a rise in political refugees from Haiti and Cuba to the United States.
Refugees: U.S. Assistance to Bulgarian Ethnic Turks in Turkey - 1991
After the ethnic Turks of Bulgaria were expelled to Turkey by the communist regime of the late 1900's, the U.S. instituted a project costing millions of dollars to assist Turkey with resettling Bulgarian refugees. This report serves as an oversight of the project.
Haitian Refugees - 1992
In the midst of persecution by the Haitian government, many Haitians took refuge in the United States, much to the disapproval of the American public. This speech emphasizes the necessity of welcoming refugees, as they seek the liberty found in democracy.
Refugees: U.S. Processing of Haitian Asylum Seekers - 1992
Discussion of the U.S. program for interception and screening of Haitian refugees, with a focus on processing problems at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
The Humanitarian Crisis in East Timor - 1999
In this hearing, the U.S. must determine its role in East Timor after the nation declared independence from Indonesia and effectively devise a strategy of response to mass killings, forced relocations, and other human rights violations.
The Kosovo Refugee Crisis - 1999
As the Serbians aimed to wipe ethnic Albanians from their land, massive numbers of refugees from the Kosovo region fled from the massacres of the Serb forces. The hearing discusses proper humanitarian action on behalf of the United States and the level of crisis occurring in Kosovo.