Terrorism Bar to Temporary Protected Status

INA § 244 (c) Aliens Eligible for Temporary Protected Status

(2) Eligibility Standards

(A) Waiver of certain grounds of inadmissibility

In the determination of an alien’s admissibility for purposes of subparagraph (A)(iii) of paragraph (1)—

(ii) except as provided in clause (iii), the Attorney General may waive any other provision of section 212(a) in the case of individual aliens for humanitarian purposes, to assure family unity, or when it is otherwise in the public interest; but

(iii) the Attorney General may not waive —

(III) paragraphs (3)(A), (3)(B), (3)(C), and 3(E) of such section (relating to national security and participation in the Nazi persecutions or those who have engaged in genocide).

(B) Aliens ineligible

An alien shall not be eligible for temporary protected status under this section if the Attorney General finds that —

(ii) the alien is described in section 208(b)(2)(A).

8 C.F.R. § 1244.3 Applicability of grounds of inadmissibility

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(c) Grounds of inadmissibility that may not be waived—

(2) paragraphs (3)(A), (3)(B), (3)(C), and 3(D) (relating to national security):

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