To qualify for RRP benefits, a person must be:
A refugee or asylee as defined by the Immigration and Naturalization Act is:
A Cuban or Haitian Entrant is a citizen of Cuba or Haiti who was granted or issued a valid Form I-94 or other INS document on or after April 21, 1980, under one of the following situations:
An Amerasian from Vietnam and their close family members qualify if they were admitted in immigrant status through the Orderly Departure Program beginning on March 20, 1988.
A trafficking victim qualifies if they have a letter from the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) identifying them.
Except for trafficking victims, verify each person's INS status through the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) Program (see PM 03-01-05).
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