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DOS exempts some government entities and businesses from ineligibility based on terrorist activities

  1. Date Announced

    April 24, 2019

    DOS issues a notice that terrorism related inadmissibility grounds will not apply to ministries or other groups or subgroups of foreign governments; or business organizations designated as terrorist groups solely based on provision of material support to such a foreign government group. [ID #406]

    View Policy Document
  2. Effective Date of Change

    April 24, 2020
  3. Subsequent Action

    April 29, 2019

    Policy extended to include any activity or association relating to the Kataeb militias or the Lebanese Forces militias.

    Exercise of Authority Under Section 212(d)(3(B)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act; Notice of Determination

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