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County Refugee Program Guidelines

The County Refugee Program Guidelines have been revised to better assist counties that receive Refugee Social Services, Targeted Assistance, and other federal Office of Refugee Resettlement funds to operate their refugee programs. The contents of the Guidelines have been updated with current information and requirements and redesigned to be more reader-friendly. These Guidelines supersede those that were previously issued in Refugee Coordinator Letter 99-08, dated April 29, 1999.

The Guidelines are 45 pages in length, including Exhibits. To lessen the download time to the user, the Guidelines have been divided into the various sections listed in the Table of Contents page. In addition, the Guidelinesare inAdobe Acrobat portable document format (pdf), please see Using this Site for details.

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2006 County Guidelines

County Refugee Program Guidelines in its entirety for faster Internet connections (45 pages/250 KB).