Part 700 Regulations Governing Conduct in or On the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (Fletc) Buildings and Grounds

Terms Used In CFR > Title 31 > Subtitle B > Chapter VII

  • Act: means the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended. See 8 CFR 1001.1
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • arriving alien: means an applicant for admission coming or attempting to come into the United States at a port-of-entry, or an alien seeking transit through the United States at a port-of-entry, or an alien interdicted in international or United States waters and brought into the United States by any means, whether or not to a designated port-of-entry, and regardless of the means of transport. See 8 CFR 1001.1
  • attorney: means any person who is eligible to practice law in and is a member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of any State, possession, territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or of the District of Columbia, and is not under any order suspending, enjoining, restraining, disbarring, or otherwise restricting him in the practice of law. See 8 CFR 1001.1
  • Board: means the Board of Immigration Appeals. See 8 CFR 1001.1
  • case: means any proceeding arising under any immigration or naturalization law, Executive order, or Presidential proclamation, or preparation for or incident to such proceeding, including preliminary steps by any private person or corporation preliminary to the filing of the application or petition by which any proceeding under the jurisdiction of the Service or the Board is initiated. See 8 CFR 1001.1
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service prior to March 1, 2003. See 8 CFR 1001.1
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • DHS: means the Department of Homeland Security. See 8 CFR 1001.1
  • Director: when used in the context of an official with the Department of Homeland Security, see 8 CFR 1. See 8 CFR 1001.1
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • immigration judge: means an attorney whom the Attorney General appoints as an administrative judge within the Executive Office for Immigration Review, qualified to conduct specified classes of proceedings, including a hearing under section 240 of the Act. See 8 CFR 1001.1
  • lawfully admitted for permanent residence: means the status of having been lawfully accorded the privilege of residing permanently in the United States as an immigrant in accordance with the immigration laws, such status not having changed. See 8 CFR 1001.1
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • practice: means the act or acts of any person appearing in any case, either in person or through the preparation or filing of any brief or other document, paper, application, or petition on behalf of another person or client before or with DHS, or any immigration judge, or the Board. See 8 CFR 1001.1
  • representative: refers to a person who is entitled to represent others as provided in §§1292. See 8 CFR 1001.1
  • respondent: means a person named in a Notice to Appear issued in accordance with section 239(a) of the Act, or in an Order to Show Cause issued in accordance with §242. See 8 CFR 1001.1
  • Service: means the Immigration and Naturalization Service, as it existed prior to March 1, 2003. See 8 CFR 1001.1
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.