The Secretary of State determined as a matter of discretion that noncitizens seeking visas will generally not be barred for terrorist activities under INA § 212(a)(3)(B)(i) “for any activity or association relating to the Kataeb militias.” [ID #753]
July 18, 2017
Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs) are foreign organizations that are designated by the Secretary of State in accordance with INA 219. Tier I terrorist organizations are: (1) a foreign organization, (2) that engages in terrorist activity, as defined in INA 212(a)(3)(B), or retain the capability and intent to engage in terrorist activity or terrorism, and (3) the organization’s terrorist activity or terrorism must threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security (national defense, foreign relations, or the economic interests) of the United States.
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