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The End of NSEERS (Federal Register, Dec. 23, 2016)
Posted on 22 Dec 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 247 / Friday, December 23, 2016 - "The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is removing outdated regulations relating to an obsolete special registration program for certain nonimmigrants. DHS ceased use of the National... Read More

Groups Call for Rescission of NSEERS
Posted on 22 Nov 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ADC, Nov. 22, 2016 - "The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) submitted a letter co-signed by nearly 200 organizations to President Barack Obama, calling on his administration to rescind the regulatory framework behind the National... Read More

Tags: letter , Obama , nseers

House Members Call on White House to End NSEERS
Posted on 11 Dec 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

House letter, Dec. 1, 2016 - "We urge you to rescind the regulatory framework behind the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS) located at 8 CFR 264.1(f). While we commend your Administration for effectively ending the program... Read More

Tags: letter , House , nseers

Deportation looms for DREAMer; so much for prosecutorial discretion!
Posted on 1 Jan 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Earlier this year, the Obama Administration terminated NSEERS , a post-911 program that targeted and placed non-citizen Muslim men from over 24 countries in deportation proceedings. But the termination provides no relief for thousands of immigrants... Read More

Rights Working Group Releases Report Critical of NSEERS and Calls for Full Dismantling of Program
Posted on 5 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Rights Working Group released The NSEERS Effect: A Decade of Racial Profiling, Fear, and Secrecy , a report critical of the Obama Administration's handling of the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS). NSEERS is a long... Read More

DHS Repeals NSEERS Regulation
Posted on 3 Jan 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Danielle M. Rizzo, Jan. 3, 2017 - "On December 23, 2016, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) issued a Final Rule repealing the federal regulations which permitted the agency to conduct “special registration” of... Read More

Tags: rizzo , nseers

AILA Calls for Rescission of NSEERS - Letter to White House
Posted on 24 Nov 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

AILA, Nov. 23, 2016 - "On April 27, 2011, the Department of Homeland Security announced the elimination of the list of countries whose nationals are subject to registration under NSEERS, thus effectively ending the NSEERS registration process. While... Read More

NSEERS - The Reality
Posted on 5 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"I represented a student from Johns Hopkins. He was from Pakistan. He had gone in to register [for NSEERS.] He had applied and had been admitted to Johns Hopkins for his Master’s Degree. Johns Hopkins knew his situation. However, somewhere... Read More

Tags: sabagh , report , nseers