Policy Memorandum: Implementation of New Discretionary Exemption under INA Section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) for the Solicitation of Funds or Members under Duress [open pdf - 2MB]
"On January 7, 2011, following consultation with the Secretary of State and the Attorney General, the Secretary of Homeland Security (the Secretary) exercised her discretionary authority not to apply the solicitation inadmissibility grounds to certain aliens who, under duress, solicited funds or members for a terrorist organization. [...] This document guides U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) adjudicators on implementation of the Secretary's situational exemption. [...] Pursuant to the Secretary's exercise of authority under INA [Immigration and Nationality Act] section 212(d)(3)(B)(i), USCIS will consider whether certain aliens are eligible for and warrant an exemption from the application of the solicitation grounds of inadmissibility."
Policy Memorandum: PM-602-0031
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services: http://www.uscis.gov/