9 FAM 304.4

(U) Viper PROGRAM

(CT:VISA-625;†† 07-10-2018)
(Office of Origin:† CA/VO/L/R)

9 FAM 304.4-1 †(U) Statutory and Regulatory Authorities

9 FAM 304.4-1(A) †(U) Immigration and Nationality Act

(CT:VISA-1;†† 11-18-2015)

(U) INA 101(a)(15) (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(15)); INA 212(a)(3)(B) (8 U.S.C. 1182(a)(3)(B)); INA 212(a)(3)(F) (8 U.S.C. 1182(a)(3)(F)); INA 214(b) (8 U.S.C. 1184(b)).

9 FAM 304.4-1(B) †(U) Public Law

(CT:VISA-1;†† 11-18-2015)

(U) Enhanced Border Security and Visa Entry Reform Act of 2002, Section 304 (Public Law 107-173).

9 FAM 304.4-2 †(U) Viper PROGRAM

9 FAM 304.4-2(A) †(U) History of the Viper Program

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-2(B) †(U) Mission of the Viper Program

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-2(C) †(U) Scope of the Viper Program

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-3 †(U) Viper Program Administration within Washington

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-4 †(U) Viper Program Administration at Foreign Service Posts

9 FAM 304.4-4(A) †(U) Post Viper Program Coordinator

9 FAM 304.4-4(A)(1) †(U) Viper Coordinator Duties

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-4(A)(2) †(U) Viper Coordinator Designation Memo

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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††† (U) As the Visas Viper Coordinator you are responsible for:

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9 FAM 304.4-4(B) †(U) Viper Committees

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-4(C) †(U) Viper Monthly Reporting Requirement

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-4(C)(1) †(U) Contents of Monthly Report

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-4(C)(2) †(U) Format for Monthly Report

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-5 †(U) viper reporting and nomination procedures

9 FAM 304.4-5(A) †(U) Viper Reporting Channel

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-5(B) †(U) Prioritizing and Evaluating Terrorist Information

9 FAM 304.4-5(B)(1) †(U) Priorities for Terrorist Reporting

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-5(B)(2) †(U) Evaluating Terrorist Information

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-5(C) †(U) Viper Cable Content

9 FAM 304.4-5(C)(1) †(U) Key Identifying Data†

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-5(C)(2) †(U) Subjectís Known Spouse and Children

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-5(C)(3) †(U) Subjectís Visa Status

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-5(C)(4) †(U) Reason to Suspect Terrorist Activity

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-5(C)(5) †(U) Evaluation of Information and Sourcing

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-5(D) †(U) Preparing Viper Nomination Cables

9 FAM 304.4-5(D)(1) †(U) General Cable Format

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-5(D)(2) †(U) Email the Department Any Viper Nomination Cables that Contain Subjects with Valid Visas

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-5(D)(3) †(U) Do Not Make Recommendations for Transportation Security Administration No-Fly or Selectee Lists

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-5(D)(4) †(U) CLASS Checks and Appropriate Classification

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-5(D)(5) †(U) Procedures for CCD and CLASS Checks When Nominating a Large Number of Subjects

(CT:VISA-625;†† 07-10-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-5(E) †(U) Standard Nomination Tool

(CT:VISA-1;†† 11-18-2015)

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9 FAM 304.4-5(E)(1) †(U) Person Folder of Nomination Tool

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-5(E)(2) †(U) Biographic Folder of Nomination Tool

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-5(E)(3) †(U) Additional Folders of Nomination Tool

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-5(E)(4) †(U) Final Action Ė Formatted Nomination

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-5(E)(5) †(U) Viper Nomination Cable Format

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

MRN:

12 [Your Post] 0000

Date/DTG:

Jan 01, 2012 / 010001Z JAN 12

From:

AMEMBASSY [Your Post]

Action:

WASHDC, SECSTATE ROUTINE; VISAS VIPER MONTHLY REPORTING ROUTINE

E.O.:

13526

TAGS:

CVIS, KVPR, CMGT, PINR, PTER, ASEC, KWLU [Postís Country Code]

Captions:

VISAS, SENSITIVE

Subject:

VIPER: NAME SUBMISSIONS FOR EMBASSY [Your Post] JANUARY 2012

1. (U//FOUO)  The following information is provided for watchlisting purposes as NCTC deems appropriate, but it may not be used as the basis for any United States legal process without prior authorization and may not be passed to representative of foreign governments that do not have an agreement with the United States regarding such information.  We suggest that the individuals named in this nomination be watchlisted in the category recommended for each name.  Individuals recommended for inclusion in the No-Fly/Selectee† security directive for release to U.S. and foreign air carriers may pose a threat to civil aviation in the U.S. or abroad.

2. (U)  This nomination provides information for entry into NCTC's Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment (TIDE) and for onward movement to the Terrorist Screening Center (TSC) for inclusion in the Terrorist Screening Database (TSDB).  

This nomination is classified U in its entirety.

BEGIN WATCHLISTING DATA

Standard Nomination (v.2.10-RC7):

 

Subject A:

Action: (U) NEW

Biometric Holdings Searched: (U) YES

Watchlist Recommendation: (U) NEITHER

 

Person:

US Person: (U) NO

Category Code: (U) 18 - PLAN TERRORIST ACT

Gender: (U) MALE

Name:

Given Name: (U) JOHN

Surname: (U) SMITH

Date of Birth: (U) 10 APR 1970 EXACT

Citizenship: (U) COLOMBIA

 

Derogatory Comments: (U) Colombian authorities captured

JOHN SMITH on October 5, 2010. He was indicted for rebellion and terrorism.

 

Subject B:

Action: (U) NEW

Biometric Holdings Searched: (U) YES

Watchlist Recommendation: (U) NEITHER

 

Person:

US Person: (U) NO

Category Code: (U) 23 - LEADERSHIP

Gender: (U) FEMALE

Name:

Given Name: (U) MARY

Surname: (U) SMITH

Date of Birth: (U) 28 MAR 1974 EXACT

Citizenship: (U) COLOMBIA

 

Derogatory Comments: (U) Colombian authorities captured MARY SMITH on 12 October 2010.  She is a militia leader of the 25th front of the FARC, a terrorist organization.

 

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END WATCHLISTING DATA

 

(U) We appreciate your assistance in this important matter. 

  

9 FAM 304.4-6 †(U) Watchlisting Terrorists

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-6(A) †Unavailable

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-6(B) †(U) Recalling Viper Nominations

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-6(C) †(U) Removing Visas Viper Program CLASS and TECS Entries

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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9 FAM 304.4-6(D) †(U) Visa Revocations in Exigent Circumstances

(CT:VISA-587;†† 05-21-2018)

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