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Section 221 of the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012, Public Law 112-158 (TRA), enacted on August 10, 2012, requires the  President to publish a list of individuals whom the President has determined are senior Iranian officials involved in Iran’s illicit nuclear activities or proliferation of  weapons of mass destruction (WMD) or delivery systems for WMD; support for  international terrorism; or the commission of serious human rights abuses against  Iranian citizens or their family members, as well as family members of such  officials. This report, prepared annually by the Department of State, is being  submitted to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Committee on Ways and  Means, and the Committee on Financial Services of the House of Representatives,  and the Committee on Foreign Relations, the Committee on Banking, Housing, and  Urban Affairs, and the Committee on Finance of the Senate. 

The Department of State identified the following individuals as meeting  the criteria for immigration restrictions under TRA Section 221, with titles current  at the time of the designation: 

  1. Abdollah Araghi, Deputy Commander of IRGC Ground Forces
  2. Ali Fadavi, Commander of IRGC Navy
  3. Hassan Firouzabadi, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  4. Mohammad Ali Jafari-Najafabadi, IRGC Commander
  5. Ismail Ahmadi Moghadam, former Commander of Law Enforcement Forces 
  6. Qolam-Hossein Mohseni-Ejei, former Prosecutor-General of Iran
  7. Mohammad Reza Naqdi, Commander of the Basij
  8. Ahmad-Reza Radan, former Deputy Chief of Iran’s National Police
  9. Hossein Salami, IRGC Deputy Commander
  10. Hossein Taeb, IRGC Commander for Intelligence
  11. Ali Akbar Ahmadian, Head of IRGC Strategic Center
  12. Esmail Ghani, Senior IRGC Qods Force Official
  13. Ali Akbar Tabatabaie, Senior IRGC Qods Force Official 
  14. Mohammad Reza Zahedi, IRGC Ground Forces Commander
  15. Ali Fazli, Deputy Commander of the Basij
  16. Sohrab Soleimani, Supervisor of the Office of the Deputy for Security and Law Enforcement of the State Prisons Organization, former Director General of the Tehran Prisons Organization
  17. Sadegh Larijani, Head of the Judiciary 
  18. Abdolhamid Mohtasham, founding member and key leader of Ansar-e Hizballah
  19. Hossein Allahkaram, co-founder and leader of Ansar-e Hizballah
  20. Hamid Ostad, founder of Mashad branch of Ansar-e Hizballah
  21. Mahmud Bagheri Kazemabad, Commander of IRGC Aerospace  Forces Al-Ghadir Missile Command  
  22. Mohammad Agha Ja’fari, Senior official of IRGC Aerospace Forces Al-Ghadir Missile Command
  23. Valiollah Seif, Iran Central Bank Governor, for assisting, sponsoring, or providing financial support for IRGC Qods Force
  24. Ali Husseini Khamenei, Supreme Leader, for support of the  IRGC, a foreign terrorist organization 
  25. Mojtaba Khamenei, son of Supreme Leader 
  26. Hassan Rouhani, President of Iran, for support of the IRGC, a  foreign terrorist organization 
  27. Mohammad Javad Zarif, Foreign Minister, for support of the  IRGC, a foreign terrorist organization 
  28. Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi, Minister of Information and  Communications Technology, for serious human rights abuses
  29. Ebrahim Raisi, head of Iran’s judiciary, for serious human rights  abuses 
  30. Mohammad Bagheri, chief of Armed Forces General Staff, for support of the IRGC, a foreign terrorist organization 
  31. Hossein Dehghan, IRGC Brigadier General 
  32. Gholam Ali Rashid, IRGC commander 
  33. Rostam Qasemi, Senior IRGC Qods Force Official
  34. Ali Reza Tangsiri, IRGC Naval Commander 
  35. Amirali Hajizadeh, commander of the IRGC Aerospace Force
  36. Mohammad Pakpour, commander of IRGC Ground Forces
  37. Abbas Gholamshahi, IRGCN 1st Naval District Commander
  38. Ramezan Zirahi, IRGCN 2nd Naval District Commander
  39. Yadollah Badin, IRGCN 3rd Naval District Commander
  40. Mansur Ravankar, IRGCN 4th Naval District Commander
  41. Commander Ali Ozma’I, IRGCN 5th Naval District
  42. Abdolnaser Hemmati, Iran Central Bank Governor, for assisting, sponsoring, or providing financial support for IRGC Qods Force  
  43. Mehran Babri, Director of Shahid Meisami Group
  44. Amjad Sazgar, Managing Director of Atomic Energy  Organization of Iran 
  1. Majid Agha’i, Manager of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran subsidiary
  2. Hasan Shahvarpour, Brigadier General and Commander of the IRGC Vali Asr forces of Khuzestan Province, for serious human rights abuses 
  3. Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli, Minister of Interior and Chair of National Domestic Security Council, for serious human rights abuses 
  4. Mohammad Moghisseh, Judge and Head of Tehran Revolutionary Court Branch 28, for serious human rights abuses
  5. Abdolghassem Salavati, Judge and Head of Tehran Revolutionary Court Branch 15, for serious human rights abuses
  6. Seyed Mahmoud Sadati, Judge of Shiraz Revolutionary Court Branch 1, for serious human rights abuses
  7. Mohammad Soltani, Judge of Mashhad Revolutionary Court, for serious human rights abuses
  8. Heidar Abbaszadeh, Brigadier General of the IRGC and Commander of Provincial Law Enforcement Forces in Khuzestan Province, for serious human rights abuses 
  9. Reza Papi, Colonel in IRGC and Police Chief of Mahshahr in Khuzestan Province, for serious human rights abuses
  10. Seyyed Mahmoud Alavi, Minister of Intelligence, for serious human rights abuses
  11. Ali Fallahian, former head of Iran’s intelligence service (MOIS), for serious human rights abuses
  12. Hojatollah Khodaei Souri, former director of Evin Prison, for serious human rights abuses
  13. Hasan Irlu, Senior IRGC Qods Force Official and Iranian envoy to the Houthis
  14. Mohammad Hejazi, Senior IRGC Qods Force Official

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