Policy Memorandum: Implementation of New Discretionary Exemption under INA Section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) for the Receipt of Military-Type Training 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 military-type training inadmissibility ground to certain aliens who received such training under duress. [...] 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 military-type training ground of inadmissibility."
Policy Memorandum: PM-602-0030
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services: http://www.uscis.gov/