S.744 Immigration bill - Sec. 3719: GROSS VIOLATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS

    (a) Inadmissibility of Certain Aliens- Section 212(a)(3)(E)(iii) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1182(a)(3)(E)(iii)) is amended to read as follows:

          `(iii) COMMISSION OF ACTS OF TORTURE, EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS, WAR CRIMES, OR WIDESPREAD OR SYSTEMATIC ATTACKS ON CIVILIANS- Any alien who planned, ordered, assisted, aided and abetted, committed, or otherwise participated, including through command responsibility, in the commission of--

            `(I) any act of torture (as defined in section 2340 of title 18, United States Code);

            `(II) any extrajudicial killing (as defined in section 3(a) of the Torture Victim Protection Act of 1991 (28 U.S.C. 1350 note)) under color of law of any foreign nation;

            `(III) a war crime (as defined in section 2441 of title 18, United States Code); or

            `(IV) a widespread or systematic attack directed against a civilian population, with knowledge of the attack, murder, extermination, enslavement, forcible transfer of population, arbitrary detention, rape, sexual slavery, enforced prostitution, forced pregnancy, enforced sterilization, or any other form of sexual violence of comparable gravity;

            `(V) persecution on political racial, national, ethnic, cultural, religious, or gender grounds;

            `(VI) enforced disappearance of persons; or

            `(VII) other inhumane acts of a similar character intentionally causing great suffering or serious bodily or mental injury,

          is in admissible.'.

    (b) Nonapplicability of Confidentiality Requirement With Respect to Visa Records- The President may make public, without regard to the requirements under section 222(f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1202(f)), with respect to confidentiality of records pertaining to the issuance or refusal of visas or permits to enter the United States, the names of aliens deemed inadmissible on the basis of section 212(a)(3)(E)(iii) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended by subsection (a).


Subtitle A--Employment-based Nonimmigrant Visas