Written testimony of USCIS Refugee, Asylum, and International Operations Associate Director Joseph Langlois for a House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on National Security hearing titled “Border Security Oversight, Part III: Examining Asylum Requests” Release Date: July 17, 2013
2247 Rayburn House Office Building
Chairman Chaffetz, Ranking Member Tierney, and distinguished members of the Subcommittee: Thank you for the opportunity to testify at today’s hearing on border security; I am sorry that we were unable to accommodate the last hearing request. I am Joseph Langlois, the Associate Director of the Refugee, Asylum and International Operations (RAIO) Directorate within U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) at DHS. I oversee the asylum and refugee programs within USCIS and my t...