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International Megan’s Law Complaint Form for Traveling Sex Offenders

The International Megan’s Law (IML) complaint form is specifically designed for those individuals whose travel or attempted travel was affected by an International Travel Notice sent by the United States Marshals Service (USMS). The USMS will not review complaints about any aspects of IML that are not based upon USMS notifications, including the passport provisions, or notifications made by other agencies. It is recommended that you review the IML FAQ sheet located here prior to filing an IML complaint.

The International Megan’s Law was signed as PL 114-119, by President Barack Obama, on February 8, 2016.

34 U.S.C. § 21504

(a) IN GENERAL.-The United States Marshals Service’s National Sex Offender Targeting Center may –

(1) transmit notification of international travel of a sex offender to the destination country of the sex offender, including to the visa-issuing agent or agents in the United States of the country;
(2) share information relating to traveling sex offenders with other Federal, State, local, and foreign agencies and entities, as appropriate;
(3) receive incoming notifications concerning individuals seeking to enter the United States who have committed offenses of a sexual nature and shall share the information received immediately with the Department of Homeland Security; and
(4) perform such other functions at the Attorney General or the Director of the United States Marshals Service may direct.

Click here for the International Megan’s Law Complaint Form for Traveling Sex Offenders

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