Saturday, May 26th, 2018

INA Exemption for Activity Relating to Uprising Against Saddam Hussein

"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 section 212(a)(3)(B) of the INA, 8 U.S.C. 1182(a)(3)(B), excluding
subclause (i)(II), shall not apply, with respect to an alien, for any
activity or association relating to the uprisings against the
government of Saddam Hussein in Iraq between March 1 and April 5, 1991,
provided that the alien satisfies the relevant agency authority that
the alien:
(a) Is seeking a benefit or protection under the INA and has been
determined to be otherwise eligible for the benefit or protection;
(b) Has undergone and passed all relevant background and security