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NSEERS Registration is Terminated

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National Security Entry-Exit Registration SystemIn late April, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it was ending the NSEERS ( National Security Entry-Exit Registration System) which was a special registration process for male foreign nationals from certain countries who are over age 16 and who entered the US as non-immigrants prior to September 10, 2001.  This program was implemented in 2002 as a national security measure following  September 11, attacks in an effort to track the arrival and departure of individuals from the Middle Eastern countries.  These registrants went through secondary inspection on each arrival to the US and were required to register upon departure at one of the 100 plus designated ports of departure.

In the ensuing years, DHS and the Department of State increased surveillance measures, thus the program became obsolete.  This program generated a lot of controversy on discrimination of Muslim men.  While  many foreign nationals especially those from the Middle East continue to be referred to secondary inspection this is no longer an automatic process.  This move is applauded as progress.

*Additional information on NSEERS is available at:

What is Special Registration (NSEERS)


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