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Section 7031(c)(1)(A) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations and Related Appropriations Act of 2020

(c) ANTI-KLEPTOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS.—

(1) INELIGIBILITY.—(A) Officials of foreign governments and their immediate family members about whom the Secretary of State has credible information have been involved, directly or indirectly, in significant corruption, including corruption related to the extraction of natural resources, or a gross violation of human rights shall be ineligible for entry into the United States.

(B) The Secretary shall also publicly or privately designate or identify the officials of foreign governments and their immediate family members about whom the Secretary has such credible information without regard to whether the individual has applied for a visa.

(2) EXCEPTION.—Individuals shall not be ineligible for entry into the United States pursuant to paragraph (1) if such entry would further important United States law enforcement objectives or is necessary to permit the United States to fulfill its obligations under the United Nations Headquarters Agreement: Provided, That nothing in paragraph (1) shall be construed to derogate from United States Government obligations under applicable international agreements.

(3) WAIVER.—The Secretary may waive the application of paragraph (1) if the Secretary determines that the waiver would serve a compelling national interest or that the circumstances which caused the individual to be ineligible have changed sufficiently.

(4) REPORT.—Not later than 30 days after enactment of this Act, and every 90 days thereafter, the Secretary of State shall submit a report, including a classified annex if necessary, to the appropriate congressional committees and the Committees on the Judiciary describing the information related to corruption or violation of human rights concerning each of the individuals found ineligible in the previous 12 months pursuant to paragraph (1)(A) as well as the individuals who the Secretary designated or identified pursuant to paragraph (1)(B), or who would be ineligible but for the application of paragraph (2), a list of any waivers provided under paragraph (3), and the justification for each waiver.

(5) POSTING OF REPORT.—Any unclassified portion of the report required under paragraph (4) shall be posted on the Department of State website.

(6) CLARIFICATION.—For purposes of paragraphs (1), (4), and (5), the records of the Department of State and of diplomatic and consular offices of the United States pertaining to the issuance or refusal of visas or permits to enter the United States shall not be considered confidential.

Full text at:  https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/1865/text

Public Listings
August 2019 – December 2019 January 2020 – March 2020 April 2020 – June 2020
July 2020 – September 2020 October 2020 – December 2020

 

Public Listing, August 2019 - December 2019

Actions Taken Pursuant to Section 7031(c) Since Previous Report for Involvement in Significant Corruption (Generally Listed in Chronological Order)

  1. Liviu Nicolae Dragnea(Romania) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  2. Valentin Stefan Dragnea(Romania) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Valentin Stefan Dragnea is the son of Liviu Nicolae Dragnea.
  3. Maria Alexandra Dragnea (Romania) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Maria Alexandra Dragnea is the daughter of Liviu Nicolae Dragnea.
  4. Amos Wako (Kenya) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  5. Flora Ngaira (Kenya) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Flora Ngaira is the wife of Amos Wako.
  6. Julius Wako (Kenya) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Julius Wako is the son of Amos Wako.
  7. Oscar Gonzalez Daher (Paraguay) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  8. Nelida Josefa Chaves de Gonzalez (Paraguay) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Nelida Josefa Chaves de Gonzalez is the wife of Oscar Gonzalez Daher.
  9. Oscar Ruben Gonzalez Chaves (Paraguay) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Oscar Ruben Gonzalez Chaves is the son of Oscar Gonzalez Daher.
  10. Maria Emilia Gonzalez Chaves (Paraguay) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Maria Emilia Gonzalez Chaves is the daughter of Oscar Gonzalez Daher.
  11. Alejandro Jorge Sinibaldi Aparicio (Guatemala) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  12. Maria Jose Saravia Mendoza (Guatemala) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Maria Jose Saravia Mendoza is the wife of Alejandro Jorge Sinibaldi Aparicio.
  13. Alejandro Sinibaldi Saravia (Guatemala) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Alejandro Sinibaldi Saravia is the son of Alejandro Jorge Sinibaldi Aparicio.
  14. Francisco Javier Diaz Veron (Paraguay) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  15. Maria Selva Morinigo Vargas (Paraguay) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Maria Selva Morinigo Vargas is the wife of Francisco Javier Diaz Veron.
  16. Yeruti Diaz Morinigo (Paraguay) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Yeruti Diaz Morinigo is the daughter of Francisco Javier Diaz Veron.
  17. Alejandro Javier Diaz Morinigo (Paraguay) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Alejandro Javier Diaz Morinigo is the son of Francisco Javier Diaz Veron.
  18. Manuel de Jesus Diaz Morinigo (Paraguay) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Manuel de Jesus Diaz Morinigo is the son of Francisco Javier Diaz Veron.
  19. Maria Pacholi Diaz Morinigo (Paraguay) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Maria Pacholi Diaz Morinigo is the daughter of Francisco Javier Diaz Veron.
  20. Óscar Ramon Nájera (Honduras) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  21. Óscar Roberto Nájera Lopez (Honduras) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Óscar Roberto Nájera Lopez is the son of Óscar Ramon Nájera.
  22. Kun Kim (Cambodia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  23. King Chandy (Cambodia) – (1)(B) Public Designation. King Chandy is the wife of Kun Kim.
  24. Kim Phara (Cambodia) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Kim Phara is the son of Kun Kim.
  25. Kim Sophary (Cambodia) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Kim Sophary is the daughter of Kun Kim.
  26. Aivars Lembergs (Latvia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  27. Kristine Lemberga (Latvia) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Kristine Lemberga is the wife of Aivars Lembergs.
  28. Anrijs Lembergs (Latvia) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Anrijs Lembergs is the son of Aivars Lembergs.
  29. Liga Lemberga (Latvia) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Liga Lemberga is the daughter of Aivars Lembergs.
  30. Vladimir Plahotniuc (Moldova) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  31. Oxana Childescu (Moldova) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Oxana Childescu is the wife of Vladimir Plahotniuc.
  32. Timofei Plahotniuc (Moldova) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Timofei Plahotniuc is the son of Vladimir Plahotniuc.
  33. Inocentiu Plahotniuc (Moldova) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Inocentiu Plahotniuc is the son of Vladimir Plahotniuc.

Actions Taken Pursuant to Section 7031(c) Since Previous Report for Involvement in a Gross Violation of Human Rights (Generally Listed in Chronological Order)

  1. Saleh Salah Abdalla Mohamed Mohamed Salih (Sudan) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  2. Awatif Ahmed Seed Ahmed Mohamed (Sudan) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Awatif Ahmed Seed Ahmed Mohamed is the spouse of Saleh Salah Abdalla Mohamed Mohamed Salih.
  3. Shima Salah Abdallah Mohamed (Sudan) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Shima Salah Abdallah Mohamed is the daughter of Saleh Salah Abdalla Mohamed Mohamed Salih.
  4. Kale Kayihura (Uganda) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  5. Angela Umurisa Gakuba (Uganda) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Angela Umurisa Gakuba is the spouse of Kale Kayihura.
  6. Tesi Uwibambe (Uganda) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Tesi Uwibambe is the daughter of Kale Kayihura.
  7. Kale Rudahigwa (Uganda) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Kale Rudahigwa is the son of Kale Kayihura.
  8. Vladimir Petrovich Yermolayev (Russia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  9. Stepan Vladimirovich Tkach (Russia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  10. Raul Modesto Castro Ruz (Cuba) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  11. Deborah Castro Espin (Cuba) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Deborah Castro Espin is the daughter of Raul Castro.
  12. Mariela Castro Espin (Cuba) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Mariela Castro Espin is the daughter of Raul Castro.
  13. Alejandro Castro Espin (Cuba) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Alejandro Castro Espin is the son of Raul Castro.
  14. Nilsa Castro Espin (Cuba) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Nilsa Casto Espin is the daughter of Raul Castro.
  15. Julio Cesar Gandarilla Bermejo (Cuba) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  16. Julio Cesar Gandarilla Sarmiento (Cuba) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Julio Cesar Gandarilla Sarmiento is the son of Julio Cesar Gandarilla Bermejo.
  17. Alejandro Gandarilla Sarmiento (Cuba) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Alejandro Gandarilla Sarmiento is the son of Julio Cesar Gandarilla Bermejo.
  18. Leopoldo Cintra Frias (Cuba) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  19. Deborah Cintra Gonzalez (Cuba) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Deborah Cintra Gonzalez is the daughter of Leopoldo Cintra Frias.
  20. Leopoldo Cintra Gonzalez (Cuba) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Leopoldo Cintra Gonzalez is the son of Leopoldo Cintra Frias.
  21. Mohammad al Otaibi (Saudi Arabia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  22. Paul Christian Makonda (Tanzania) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  23. Mary Felix Massenge (Tanzania) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Mary Felix Massenge is the wife of Paul Christian Makonda.
  24. Aslan Iraskhanov (Russia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.

Public Listing, January 2020 - March 2020

Actions Taken Pursuant to Section 7031(c) Since Previous Report for Involvement in Significant Corruption (Generally Listed in Chronological Order)

  1. Andon Mitalov (Bulgaria) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  2. Kornelia Stoykova-Mitalova (Bulgaria) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Kornelia Stoykova-Mitalova is the wife of Andon Mitalov.
  3. Gergana Mitalova (Bulgaria) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Gergana Mitalova is the daughter of Andon Mitalov.
  4. Roberto Sandoval Castañeda (Mexico) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  5. Ana Lilia Lopez Torrez (Mexico) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Ana Lilia Lopez Torrez is the wife of Roberto Sandoval Castañeda.
  6. Lidy Alejandra Sandoval Lopez (Mexico) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Lidy Alejandra Sandoval Lopez is the daughter of Roberto Sandoval Castañeda.
  7. Pablo Roberto Sandoval Lopez (Mexico) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Pablo Roberto Sandoval Lopez is the son of Roberto Sandoval Castañeda.

Actions Taken Pursuant to Section 7031(c) Since Previous Report for Involvement in a Gross Violation of Human Rights (Generally Listed in Chronological Order)

  1. Juan Rafael Bustillo (El Salvador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  2. Juan Orlando Zepeda (El Salvador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  3. Inocente Orlando Montano (El Salvador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  4. Francisco Elena Fuentes (El Salvador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  5. Guillermo Alfredo Benavides Moreno (El Salvador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  6. Yusshy René Mendoza Vallecillos (El Salvador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  7. José Ricardo Espinoza Guerra (El Salvador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  8. Gonzalo Guevara Cerritos (El Salvador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  9. Carlos Camilo Hernández Barahona (El Salvador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  10. Oscar Mariano Amaya Grimaldi (El Salvador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  11. Antonio Ramiro Avalos Vargas (El Salvador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  12. Angel Pérez Vásquez (El Salvador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  13. José Alberto Sierra Ascencio (El Salvador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  14. Lokugan Hewage Shavendra Chandana Silva (Sri Lanka) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  15. Lokugan Hewage Vinuri Yasara Silva (Sri Lanka) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Vinuri Silva is the daughter of Lokugan Hewage Shavendra Chandana Silva.
  16. Lokugan Hewage Ruhani Angana Silva (Sri Lanka) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Ruhani Silva is the daughter of Lokugan Hewage Shavendra Chandana Silva.
  17. Hassan Shahvarpour (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation.

Public Listing, April 2020 - June 2020

Actions Taken Pursuant to Section 7031(c) Since Previous Report for Involvement in Significant Corruption (Generally Listed in Chronological Order)

  1. Amir Zukić (Bosnia and Herzegovina) – (1)(B) Public Designation. The decision to publicly designate this individual was made in the previous reporting period and was announced during this reporting period.
  2. Gustavo Adolfo Alejos Cambara (Guatemala) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  3. Beatriz Jansa Bianchi (Guatemala/Spain) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Beatriz Jansa Bianchi is the wife of Gustavo Adolfo Alejos Cambara.
  4. Jose Javier Alejos Jansa (Guatemala) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Jose Javier Alejos Jansa is the son of Gustavo Adolfo Alejos Cambara.
  5. Gustavo Andres Alejos Jansa (Guatemala) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Gustavo Andres Alejos Jansa is the son of Gustavo Adolfo Alejos Cambara.

Actions Taken Pursuant to Section 7031(c) Since Previous Report for Involvement in a Gross Violation of Human Rights (Generally Listed in Chronological Order)

  1. Hassan Shahvarpour (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  2. Ali Fallahian (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  3. Fateme Amini (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Fateme Amini is the wife of Ali Fallahian.
  4. Ebrahime Fallahian (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Ebrahime Fallahian is the son of Ali Fallahian.
  5. Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  6. Fatemeh Rahti Ghuchani (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Fatemeh Rahti Ghuchani is the wife of Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli.

Public Listing, July 2020 - September 2020

Actions Taken Pursuant to Section 7031(c) Since Previous Report for Involvement in Significant Corruption (Generally Listed in Chronological Order)

  1. Debora Sacha Menicucci Anzola (Venezuela) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Debora Sacha Menicucci Anzola is the wife of Maikel Moreno Perez
  2. Luis Alfredo Motta Dominguez (Venezuela) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  3. Karina Isabel Carpio Bejarano (Venezuela) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Karina Isabel Carpio Bejarano is the wife of Luis Alfredo Motta Dominguez.
  4. Nakary Marialy Motto Carpio (Venezuela) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Nakary Marialy Motto Carpio is the daughter of Luis Alfredo Motta Dominguez.
  5. Eustiquio Jose Lugo Gomez (Venezuela) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  6. Yomaira Isabela Lugo de Lugo (Venezuela) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Yomaira Isabela Lugo de Lugo is the wife of Eustiquio Jose Lugo Gomez.
  7. Virginia Del Valle Lugo Lugo (Venezuela) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Virginia Del Valle Lugo Lugo is the daughter of Eustiquio Jose Lugo Gomez.
  8. Victor Jesus Lugo Lugo (Venezuela) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Victor Jesus Lugo Lugo is the son of Eustiquio Jose Lugo Gomez.
  9. Jose Lugo Lugo (Venezuela) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Jose Lugo Lugo is the son of Eustiquio Jose Lugo Gomez.
  10. Moses Mukibi (Uganda) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  11. Wilson Musalu Musene (Uganda) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  12. Andrew Wonplo (Liberia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  13. Dennice Wonplo (Liberia) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Dennice Wonplo is the wife of Andrew Wonplo.

Actions Taken Pursuant to Section 7031(c) Since Previous Report for Involvement in a Gross Violation of Human Rights (Generally Listed in Chronological Order)

  1. Chen Quanguo (China) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  2. Zhu Hailun (China) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  3. Wang Mingshan (China) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  4. Ramzan Akhmatovich Kadyrov (Russia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  5. Medni Musayevna Kadyrova (Russia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Medni Kadyrova is Ramzan Kadyrov’s wife.
  6. Aishat Ramzanovna Kadyrova (Russia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Aishat Kadyrova is Ramzan Kadyrov’s daughter.
  7. Karina (aka Khadizhat) Ramzanovna Kadyrova (Russia) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Karina Kadyrova is Ramzan Kadyrov’s daughter.
  8. Sadegh Baba’ie (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  9. Ali Reza Bayani Hamadani (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  10. Said Danesh (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  11. Ali Hadavi (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  12. Saeed Hemati (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  13. Mohammad Reza Jazayeri (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  14. Moshen Sharif Esfahani (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  15. Ali Moslehiaraghi (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  16. Naser Pourmirzai (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  17. Mohsen Pourshafiee (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  18. Mohammad Said Rezvani (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  19. Mahmoud Sajadian (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  20. Yadollah Samadi (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  21. Hojatollah Khodaei Souri (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation.

Public Listing, October 2020 - December 2020

Actions Taken Pursuant to Section 7031(c) Since Previous Report for Involvement in Significant Corruption (Generally Listed in Chronological Order)

  1. Raimbek Matraimov (Kyrgyz Republic) (1)(B) Public Designation.
  2. Uulkan Turgunova (Kyrgyz Republic) (1)(B) Public Designation. Uulkan Turgunova is the spouse of Raimbek Matraimov.
  3. Jose Arnoldo Aleman Lacayo (Nicaragua) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  4. Maria Fernanda Flores de Aleman (Nicaragua) (1)(B) Public Designation. Maria Fernanda Flores de Aleman is the spouse of Jose Arnoldo Aleman Lacayo.
  5. Maria Dolores Aleman Cardenal (Nicaragua) (1)(B) Public Designation. Maria Dolores Aleman Cardenal is the daughter of Jose Arnoldo Aleman Lacayo.
  6. Maria Alejandra Aleman Cardenal (Nicaragua) (1)(B) Public Designation. Maria Alejandra Aleman Cardenal is the daughter of Jose Arnoldo Aleman Lacayo.
  7. Carlos Miguel Aleman Cardenal (Nicaragua) (1)(B) Public Designation. Carlos Miguel Aleman Cardenal is the son of Jose Arnoldo Aleman Lacayo.
  8. Felipe Alejos Lorenzana (Guatemala) (1)(B) Public Designation.
  9. Maria Ximena Morales de Alejos (Guatemala) (1)(B) Public Designation. Maria Ximena Morales de Alejos is the spouse of Felipe Alejos Lorenzana.
  10. Maikel Jose Moreno Perez (Venezuela) – (1)(B) Public Designation.*

Actions Taken Pursuant to Section 7031(c) Since Previous Report for Involvement in a Gross Violation of Human Rights (Generally Listed in Chronological Order)

  1. Zhaohui Yun (China) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Zhaohui Yun is the wife of Zhu Hailun, who was designated publicly under Section 7031(c)(1)(B).*
  2. Hongyun Hu (China) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Hongyun Hu is the wife of Wang Mingshan, who was designated publicly under Section 7031(c)(1)(B).*
  3. Heidar Abbaszadeh (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  4. Reza Papi (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  5. Jose Antonio Almendariz Rivas (El Salvador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  6. Liliana de las Mercedes Carias Espinoza (El Salvador) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Liliana de las Mercedes Carias Espinoza is the wife of Jose Antonio Almendariz Rivas.
  7. Carla Daniela Almendariz Carias (El Salvador) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Carla Daniela Almendariz Carias is the daughter of Jose Antonio Almendariz Rivas.
  8. Jose Guillermo Almendariz Carias (El Salvador) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Jose Guillermo Almendariz Carias is the son of Jose Antonio Almendariz Rivas.
  9. Devon Orlando Bernard (Jamaica) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  10. Myrna Phillips Bernard (Jamaica) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Myrna Phillips Bernard is the wife of Devon Orlando Bernard.
  11. Reneto DeCordiva Adams (Jamaica) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  12. Mildred May Adams (Jamaica) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Mildred May Adams is the wife of Reneto DeCordiva Adams.
  13. Patrick Anthony Coke (Jamaica) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  14. Cynthia Angella Cameron Coke (Jamaica) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Cynthia Angella Cameron Coke is the wife of Patrick Anthony Coke.
  15. Shayne St. Aubyn Lyons (Jamaica) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  16. Lea Shell Lawson Lyons (Jamaica) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Lea Shell Lawson Lyons is the wife of Shayne St. Aubyn Lyons
  17. Leford Gordon (Jamaica) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  18. Roderick Anthony Collier (Jamaica) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  19. Roseann Antoinette Collier (Jamaica) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Roseann Antoinette Collier is the daughter of Roderick Anthony Collier.
  20. Huang Yuanxiong (China) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  21. Lingjing Cai (China) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Lingjing Cai is the wife of Huang Yuanxiong.

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