TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES:
Attached is the text of a Presidential Policy Directive establishing procedures to implement section1022 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year2012 (PublicLaw 112-81) (the "Act"), which Ihereby submit to the Congress, as required under section1022(c)(1) of the Act. The Directive also includes awritten certification that it is in the national security interests of the UnitedStates to waive the requirements of section1022(a)(1) of the Act with respect to certain categories of individuals, which I hereby submit to the Congress in accordance with section1022(a)(4) of the Act.
THE WHITE HOUSE,
February 28, 2012.