Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration [Department of State] Law and Legal Definition

The Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) is one of the State Department's functional bureaus that provides aid and sustainable solutions for refugees, victims of conflict and stateless people around the world, through repatriation, local integration, and resettlement in the U.S. The PRM also promotes the U.S.' population and migration policies.

The mission of the PRM is to provide protection, ease suffering, and resolve the plight of persecuted and uprooted people around the world on behalf of the American people by providing life-sustaining assistance, working through multilateral systems to build global partnerships, promoting best practices in humanitarian response, and ensuring that humanitarian principles are thoroughly integrated into U.S. foreign and national security policy.

The Bureau works with the international community to develop humane and durable solutions to their displacement.