The U. S. Department of State's Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) welcomes the submission of proposals for the Resettlement Support Center Eurasia, based in Moscow, for FY201 5. The deadline for submission of proposals is April 21, 2014 at noon (12:00) EDT.
of the Resettlement Support Center (RSC) is to assist the Bureau in preparing the necessary casework for persons eligible for interview by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) under the U. S. Refugee Admissions Program and, for those approved, to provide assistance in completing the additional requirements for refugee admission under Section 207 of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
In addition, the RSC forwards the necessary data on all DHS-approved cases to the Refugee Processing Center (RPC) for distribution to Reception and Placement agencies according to procedures established by the Bureau.The Bureau will enter into one Cooperative Agreement for the RSC Eurasia in Moscow, Russia, for an initial period beginning October 1, 2014, through September 30, 2015, subject to the availability of funds.
Through the Cooperative Agreement, the Bureau will provide full financial support to the selected organization, based on the proposal submitted in response to this request.
This financial support may be renewable for up to two additional fiscal years based upon budget submissions on an annual basis, as long as there remains a need for the RSC and the organization operating the RSC provides satisfactory service, and subject to the availability of funds.
At the end of three years, if the need to operate the RSC continues, the Bureau will re-compete the project, and the recipient of this award may participate in that process.The organization selected to operate the RSC is expected to provide refugee processing services for all U. S. Refugee Admissions Program applicants in the designated region, regardless of nationality or ethnicity, beginning on October 1, 201 4.