United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, U.S. Committee for Refugees World Refugee Survey 2004 - Suriname
, 25 May 2004, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/40b459484.html [accessed 19 January 2017]
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About 30 people sought asylum from Suriname in North America in 2003. No refugees were reported in Suriname but the government has no refugee status determination process. Asylum seekers were to be screened by the UN Development Programme office in Suriname and referred to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees' office in Venezuela. UNHCR seeks to have the government establish a process.