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DOS to designate Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as Foreign Terrorist Organization

  1. Original 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]

    Statement from Attorney General William P. Barr on the Department of State Designating the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a Foreign Terrorist Organization

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Enforcement
Agencies Affected: DHS DOS AG

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