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DOS issues expanded definition of "close familial relationship" under EO 13780

  1. Original Date Announced

    July 14, 2017

    As required by a U.S. District Court of Hawaii ruling, DOS issues guidance that "close familial relationship" as used in Section 2(c) of EO 13780 includes "grandparents, grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts and uncles, nephews and nieces, and cousins.” [ID #690]

    DOS Cable (17 STATE 73352): Revised Guidance on Determining Close Family Under EO-13780 §2(C)
  2. Effective Date

    July 14, 2017

Current Status

Fully in Effect


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