Jun 30, 2010

Dear Advocates:

There is an important, unique and pressing opportunity to comment on the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS) in response to the May 5, 2010 Notice Published in the Federal Register (FR), Vol. 75, No. 86 (75 FR 24721) pertaining to NSEERS. THE DEADLINE IS NEXT WEEK ON JULY 6TH.

Click here to download the MODEL COMMENT prepared by the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) in response to the Notice. Also, click here to download a copy of the federal register publication.

This model comment may be adapted for groups and individuals who wish to respond to an important information request re: burden of NSEERS. While the language of the Notice may seem ministerial, it presents an important and unique opportunity to educate and highlight the monetary and human costs of the NSEERS program, and press for its termination.


Mr. Joseph M. Gerhart, Chief, Records Management Branch

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

500 12th Street, S.W., Room 3138

Washington, DC 20024


If you have any stories regarding NSEERS registrants, please do not hesitate to share them with us. This will enhance our advocacy efforts to terminate NSEERS.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me (fahed@adc.org or 202-244-2990) and Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia (ssw11@psu.edu or 814-865-3823), Clinical Professor and Director of the Center for Immigrants’ Rights at Penn State Dickinson School of Law.

All the best,