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United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services

The Resource Information Center (RIC) was established to meet the information needs of the Asylum Officer and Immigration Officer Corps in the USA and overseas by providing credible and objective information on conditions in the countries of origin of asylum and refugee applicants. To meet this need, the RIC obtains information from reputable human rights monitors, government agencies, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, academia and the media. The RIC then compiles this information in a variety of publications that are distributed to the Officer Corps. The RIC is a Branch of the Asylum Division in the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (US Department of Homeland Security).

This database includes RIC Profiles, Perspectives, Alerts, Question and Answer Papers (classified as "Country Reports") and RIC Query Responses (classified as "Responses to Information Requests"). Website: uscis.gov/graphics/services/asylum/ric/
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Angola: Current political and human rights conditions in Angola

4 December 2000 | Publisher: United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services | Document type: Query Responses

El Salvador: FMLN Guerrilla Attacks on Infrastructure and Commerce in San Miguel and the Response of the El Salvadoran Armed Forces Third Brigade

20 November 2000 | Publisher: United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services | Document type: Query Responses

Republic of Congo (Brazzaville): Information on the human rights situation and the Ninja militia

14 November 2000 | Publisher: United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services | Document type: Query Responses

Ethiopia: Information on the possible arrest and deportation of Ethiopian-citizen spouses and dependants of "ethnic Eritreans"

20 October 2000 | Publisher: United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services | Document type: Query Responses

El Salvador: The role of ORDEN in the El Salvadoran civil war

16 October 2000 | Publisher: United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services | Document type: Query Responses

Angola: Information on human rights violations by the Angolan Air Force specifically in connection with MI-8 and MI-17 helicopters

14 October 2000 | Publisher: United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services | Document type: Query Responses

Angola: Information on forcible military recruitment by the Angolan government

13 October 2000 | Publisher: United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services | Document type: Query Responses

Gambia: Information on residence and citizenship status by marriage to a Gambian citizen and the legality of Islamic marriage

10 October 2000 | Publisher: United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services | Document type: Query Responses

Liberia: Information on the Special Security Service

5 October 2000 | Publisher: United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services | Document type: Query Responses

Liberia: Information on the Krahn ethnic group

5 October 2000 | Publisher: United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services | Document type: Query Responses

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