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Section 7031(c)(1)(A) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations and Related Appropriations Act of 2021

(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, including the wrongful detention of locally employed staff of a United States diplomatic mission or a United States citizen or national, 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 until September 30, 2021, 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.

Public Listings
October 2020 – December 2020 January 2021 – March 2021 April 2021-June 2021
July 2021-September 2021 October 2021–March 2022

 

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.

Public Listing, January 2021 - March 2021

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

  1. Gibran Bassil (Lebanon) – (1)(B) Public Designation.*
  2. Dobroslav Trnka (Slovakia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  3. Jakub Trnka (Slovakia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Jakub Trnka is the son of Dobroslav Trnka.
  4. Ihor Kolomoyskyy (Ukraine) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  5. Iryna Kolomoyska (Ukraine) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Iryna Kolomoyska is the spouse of Ihor Kolomoyskyy.
  6. Angelika Kolomoyska (Ukraine) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Angelika Kolomoyska is the daughter of Ihor Kolomoyskyy.
  7. Israel Zvi Kolomoyskyy (Israel) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Israel Zvi Kolomoyskyy is the son of Ihor Kolomoyskyy.

* Denotes an action publicly announced during the previous reporting period that was inadvertently omitted from the Department’s Unclassified Annex to the previous Quarterly Report to Congress.

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. Ali Hemmatian (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  2. Masoud Safdari (Iran) – (1)(B) Public Designation.

Public Listing, April 2021-June 2021

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

  1. Ulises Rolando Quintana Maldonado (Paraguay) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  2. Mirtha Beatriz Esperanza Fariña Velausteguiz (Paraguay) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Mirtha Beatriz Esperanza Fariña Velausteguiz is the wife of Ulises Rolando Quintana Maldonado.
  3. Sali Berisha (Albania) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  4. Liri Berisha (Albania) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Liri Berisha is the wife of Sali Berisha.
  5. Shkelzen Berisha (Albania) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Shkelzen Berisha is the son of Sali Berisha.

6. Argita Berisha Malltezi (Albania) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Argita Berisha Malltezi is the daughter of Sali Berisha.

7. Alexander Manolev (Bulgaria) – (1)(B) Public Designation.

8. Nadya Manoleva (Bulgaria) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Nadya Manoleva is the wife of Alexander Manolev.

9. Alexa Manoleva (Bulgaria) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Alexa Manoleva is the daughter of Alexander Manolev.

10. Joanna Manoleva (Bulgaria) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Joanna Manoleva is the daughter of Alexander Manolev.

11. Dimitar Manolev (Bulgaria) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Dimitar Manolev is the son of Alexander Manolev.

12. Petar Haralampiev (Bulgaria) – (1)(B) Public Designation.

13. Veselka Haralampieva (Bulgaria) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Veselka Haralampieva is the wife of Petar Haralampiev.

14. Pavel Haralampiev (Bulgaria) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Pavel Haralampiev is the son of Petar Haralampiev.

15. Krasimir Tomov (Bulgaria) – (1)(B) Public Designation.

16. Delyan Slavchev Peevski (Bulgaria) – (1)(B) Public Designation.

17. Dimitrov Zhelyazkov (Bulgaria) – (1)(B) Public Designation.

18. Vania Ilkova Zhelyazkova (Bulgaria) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Vania Ilkova Zhelyazkova is the daughter of Dimitrov Zhelyazkov.

19. Rosa Ilkova Zhelyazkova (Bulgaria) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Rosa Ilkova Zhelyazkova is the daughter of Dimitrov Zhelyazkov.

20. Bernhardt Esau (Namibia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.

21. Swamma Esau (Namibia) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Swamma Esau is the wife of Bernhardt Esau.

22. Philippus Esau (Namibia) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Philippus Esau is the son of Bernhardt Esau.

23. Sakeus Shanghala (Namibia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.

24. Boris Roberto España Caceres (Guatemala) – (1)(B) Public Designation.

25. Liliana Maria Umaña Lemus España (Guatemala) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Liliana Maria Umaña Lemus España is the wife of Boris Roberto España Caceres.

26. Karol Andrea España Umaña (Guatemala) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Karol Andrea España Umaña is the daughter of Boris Roberto España Caceres.

 

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. (U) Yu Hui (China) – (1)(B) Public Designation.

2. (U) Xie Xiaoli (China) – (1)(B) Public Designation. Xie Xiaoli is the wife of Yu Hui.

Public Listing, July 2021-September 2021

Action Taken Pursuant to Section 7031(c) Since Previous Report for Involvement in Significant Corruption (Generally listed in Chronological Order):

  1. Porfirio Lobo Sosa (Honduras) – (1) (B) Public Designation
  2. Rosa Elena Bonilla Avila (Honduras) – (1) (B) Public Designation.
    Rosa Elena Bonilla Avila is the wife of Porfirio Lobo Sosa.
  3. Fabio Porfirio Lobo (Honduras) – (1) (B) Public Designation.
    Fabio Porfirio Lobo is the son of Porfirio Lobo Sosa.
  4. Ambar Naydee Lobo Bonilla (Honduras) – (1) (B) Public Designation.
    Ambar Naydee Lobo Bonilla is the daughter of Porfirio Lobo Sosa.

Public Listing, October 2021 – March 2022

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

  1. Alyaksandr Ryhorovich Lukashenka (Belarus) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  2. Galina Rodionovna Zhelnerovich Lukashenka (Belarus) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Galina Rodionovna Zhelnerovich Lukashenka is the wife of Alyaksandr Ryhorovich Lukashenka.
  3. Viktar Alyaksandrovich Lukashenka (Belarus) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Viktar Alyaksandrovich Lukashenka is the son of Alyaksandr Ryhorovich Lukashenka.
  4. Dzmitry Alyaksandrovich Lukashenka (Belarus) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Dzmitry Alyaksandrovich Lukashenka is the son of Alyaksandr Ryhorovich Lukashenka. 

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

  1. Chau Phirun (Cambodia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  2. Chau Pirith (Cambodia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Chau Pirith is the son of Chau Phirun.
  3. Chau Puleak (Cambodia)(1)(B) Public Designation.  Chau Puleak is the son of Chau Phirun.
  4. Kan Chantrea (Cambodia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Kan Chantrea is the spouse of Chan Phirun.
  5. Tea Vinh (Cambodia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  6. Tier Leakhena (Cambodia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Tier Leakhena is the daughter of Tea Vinh.
  7. Tea Sokha (Cambodia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Tea Sokha is the son of Tea Vinh.
  8. Carlos Julian Bermeo Casas (Colombia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  9.  Nohora Fernanda Giron Cifuentes (Colombia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Nohora Fernanda is the spouse of Carlos Bermeo.
  10. Manuel Victor Martinez Olivet (Guatemala) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  11. Yohanna Massiel Duarte Aguilar (Guatemala) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Yohanna Aguilar is the spouse of Manuel Olivet.
  12. Nestor Omar Moncada Lau (Nicaragua) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  13. Lydia Vargas de Moncada (Nicaragua) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Lydia Vargas de Moncada is the spouse of Nestor Moncada Lau.
  14. Claudia Vanessa Moncada Solis (Nicaragua) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Claudia Vanessa Moncada Solis is the daughter of Nestor Moncada Lau.
  15. Ernesto David Moncada Solis (Nicaragua) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Ernesto David Moncada Solis is the son of Nestor Moncada Lau.
  16. Allan Roberto Moncada Vargas (Nicaragua) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Allan Roberto Moncada Vargas is the son of Nestor Moncada Lau.
  17. Nestor Jose Moncada Vargas (Nicaragua) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Nestor Jose Moncada Vargas is the son of Nestor Moncada Lau.
  18. Lidia Mercedes Moncada Vargas (Nicaragua) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Lidia Mercedes Moncada Vargas is the daughter of Nestor Moncada Lau.
  19. Martha Carolina Recinos de Bernal (El Salvador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  20. Efren Arnoldo Bernal Chevez (El Salvador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Efren Arnoldo Bernal Chevez is the spouse of Martha Carolina Recinos de Bernal.
  21. German Alfredo Bernal Recinos (El Salvador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  German Alfredo Bernal Recinos is the son of Martha Carolina Recinos de Bernal.
  22. Osiris Luna Meza (El Salvador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  23. Carlos Amilcar Marroquin Chica (El Salvador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  24. Prince Yormie Johnson (Liberia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  25.  Ameria Bovidee Johnson (Liberia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Ameria Bovidee Johnson is the spouse of Yormie Johnson.
  26.  Blessing Johnson (Liberia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Blessing Johnson is the child of Prince Yormie Johnson.
  27. Leopoldo Fragoso do Nascimento (Angola) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  28. Amelia Maria Coelho da Cruz Nascimento (Angola) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Amelia Maria Coelho Da Cruz Nascimento is the spouse of Leopoldino Fragoso Do Nascimento.
  29. Manuel Helder Vieira Dias (Angola) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  30. Luisa de Fatima Giovetty (Angola) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Luisa de Fatima Giovetty is the spouse of Manuel Helder Vieira Dias Junior.
  31. Lidiane Fafaela Giovetty (Angola) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Lidiane Rafaela Giovetty Vieira Dias is the daughter of Manuel Helder Vieira Dias Junior.
  32. Carlos de Ancieto G Vieira Dias Junior (Angola) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Carlos De Aniceto G Vieira Dias is the son of Manuel Helder Vieira Dias Junior.
  33. Isabel dos Santos (Angola) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  34. Oleksandr Tupytskyy (Ukraine) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  35. Olga Tupytska (Ukraine) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Olga Tupytska is the wife of Oleksandr Tupytskyy.
  36. Konrad Mizzi (Malta) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  37. Sai Mizzi Liang (Malta) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Sai Mizzi Liang is the wife of Konrad Mizzi.
  38. Keith Schembri (Malta) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  39. Josette Schembri Vella (Malta) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Josette Schembri Vella is the wife of Keith Schembri.
  40. Juliana Schembri Vella (Malta) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Juliana Schembri Vella is the daughter of Keith Schembri.
  41. Milan Tegeltija (Bosnia and Herzegovina) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  42. Tijana Tegeltija (Bosnia and Herzegovina) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Tijana Tegeltija is the wife of Milan Tegeltija.
  43. Mirsad Kukic (Bosnia and Herzegovina) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  44. Abdala Jaime Bucaram Ortiz Sr. (Ecuador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  45. Maria Rosa Pulley Vergara (Ecuador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Maria Rosa Pulley Vergara is the spouse of Abdala Jamie Bucaram Ortiz Sr.
  46. Jacobo Abdala Bucaram Pulley (Ecuador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Jacobo Abdala Bucaram Pulley is the son of Abdala Jamie Bucaram Ortiz Sr.
  47. Abdala Jaime Bucaram Pulley Jr., (Ecuador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Jacobo Abdala Bucaram Pulley, AKA “Dalo Bucaram” is the son of Abdala Jamie Bucaram Ortiz Sr.
  48. Michel Abdala Bucaram Pulley (Ecuador) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Michel Abdala Bucaram Pulley is the son of Abdala Jamie Bucaram Ortiz Sr.
  49. Mike Sonko Gidion Mkuvi Kioko (Kenya) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  50. Primrose Mwelu Nyamu Mbuvi (Kenya) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Primrose is the spouse of Mike Sonko.
  51. Saumu Agnes Mbuvi (Kenya) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Saumu Agnes Mbuvi is the daughter of Mike Sonko.
  52. Salma Wanjiru Mbuvi (Kenya) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  Salma Wanjiru Mbuvi is the daughter of Mike Sonko.

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. Mario Plutarco Marin Torres (Mexico) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  2. Yauheni Andreyevich Shapetska (Belarus) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  3. Ihar Ryhorievich Kenyukh (Belarus) – (1)(B) Public Designation.  
  4. Abel Kandiho (Uganda) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  5. Shohrat Zakir (China) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  6. Erken Tuniyaz (China) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  7. Chen Mingguo (China) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  8. Hu Lianhe (China) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  9. Chandana Hettiarachchi (Sri Lanka) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  10. Sunil Ratnayake (Sri Lanka) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  11. Benazir Ahmed (Bangladesh) – (1)(B) Public Designation
  12. Miftah Uddin Ahmed (Bangladesh) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  13. Artur Rinatovich Shambazov (Russia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.
  14. Andrey Vyacheslavovich Tishenin (Russia) – (1)(B) Public Designation.

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