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Asylum Resource Series: Congo

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):

Congo, Democratic Republic of [Kinshasa, former Zaire]: Information on the Special Presidential Division (DSP), Human Rights Violations Under Mobutu Regime Between 1970 and 1991, and the Role of DSP in Violations Against Luba People in the Shaba Region (December 17, 2002)

Congo, Democratic Republic of [Kinshasa, former Zaire]:: Information on the Role of the Immigration Services in Security Functions in the DRC and Control of Migration by DRC Immigration Service (September 21, 2001)


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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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