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State Department Imposes and Waives PLO and PA Visa Denials

  1. Original Date Announced

    May 16, 2019

    Under the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2003, and other authorities, Congress determines that the Palestine Liberation Organization and Palestinian Authority have not complied with certain commitments. Consequently, the State Department imposes the sanction set out in FRAA, FY 2003, section 604(a)(1), “Denial of Visas to PLO and Palestinian Authority Officials,” and also “determine[s] that it is in the national security interest of the United States to waive this sanction.” [ID #759]

    Determination on Imposition and Waiver of Sanctions Under Sections 603 and 604 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2003

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Non-Immigrant Visas
Agencies Affected: USCIS Bureau of Consular Affairs


Trump-Era Policy Documents

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