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Asylum Resource Series: Eritrea/Ethiopia

by USCIS Asylum Resource Information Center

Query Responses (These are short responses to specific inquiries received from asylum officers and other branches of the Immigration. The attachments referenced in a query will not be available on the Internet):

Information on the Kunama Ethnic Group (May 13, 2003)

Information on the Persecution of Evangelical Christians in Asmara, Eritrea (January 28, 2003)

Question and Answer Series (These papers provide information on emerging social and political developments. They may include chronologies of political developments, summaries of recent changes of government (including coups), or information on particular ethnic, political, religious, racial, or social groups at risk, e.g., Sierra Leone: Political, Military, and Human Rights Chronology: 1991-1997. These papers are usually between 10-25 pages and include a table of contents and index.)

Large-scale Expulsions of Population Groups and Other Human Rights Violations in connection with the Ethiopian-Eritrean conflict, 1998-2000 (January 2002)


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USCIS Asylum Resource Information Center ("RIC") was established to meet the information needs of the Asylum Officer and Immigration Officer Corps in the US and overseas by providing them with credible and objective information on conditions in the countries of origin of asylum and refugee applicants. To meet this need we obtain information from reputable human rights monitors, other government agencies, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, academia, and the media. The RIC is a Branch of the Asylum Division in the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services.


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