[Federal Register: September 10, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 175)]
[Page 53420]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



[Public Notice 4478]

In the Matter of the Redesignation of the ``United Self-Defense 
Forces of Colombia'' Also Known as the ``Autodefensas Unidas de 
Colombia'' Also Known as ``AUC'' as a Foreign Terrorist Organization 
Pursuant to Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act

    Based upon a review of the Administrative Record assembled in this 
matter and in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary 
of the Treasury, the Secretary of State has concluded that there is a 
sufficient factual basis to find that the relevant circumstances 
described in section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as 
amended (hereinafter ``INA''), continue to exist with respect to the 
United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia and its aliases. Therefore, 
effective September 10, 2003, the Secretary of State hereby 
redesignates that organization as a foreign terrorist organization 
pursuant to section 219(a) of the INA.

    Dated: August 27, 2003.
William P. Pope,
Acting Coordinator for Counterterrorism, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 03-23028 Filed 9-9-03; 5:00 pm]