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DOS to designate Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as Foreign Terrorist Organization

  1. Date Announced

    April 8, 2019

    Attorney General Barr stated the Department of State's intent to designate the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a "Foreign Terrorist Organization" under INA § 219. As this designation takes effect, it will be prohibited for anyone to knowingly provide material support or resources, or attempt or conspire to do so, to the IRGC. Representatives and members of the Guard, if they are noncitizens, are inadmissible to and, in certain circumstances, removable from the United States. [ID #393]

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  3. Subsequent Action

    April 15, 2019

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo designates Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and other aliases as foreign terrorist organization.

    In the Matter of the Designation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (and Other Aliases) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization

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