Saturday, May 26th, 2018

Federal Register: TRIG Exemption

"Following consultations with the Secretary of State and the Attorney General, I hereby conclude, as a matter of discretion in accordance with the authority granted to me by section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. 1182(d)(3)(B)(i), as amended, as well as the foreign policy and national security interests deemed relevant in these consultations, that paragraphs (iv)(IV), (iv)(V), (iv)(VI), and (i)(VIII) of section 212(a)(3)(B) of the INA, 8 U.S.C. 1182(a)(3)(B), shall not apply with respect to an alien not otherwise covered by the automatic relief provisions of section 691(b) of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008 or by a more specific Exercise of Authority under section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) of the INA, 8 U.S.C. 1182(d)(3)(B)(i), who meets the specifications of paragraphs (a) through (d) of this determination. (a) Alien Qualification