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USBP Laws, Part 1

Laws Governing The United States Border Patrol

These are the pertinent laws governing the actions and duties of the United States Border Patrol: 

8 CFR PART 287 — FIELD OFFICERS- POWERS AND DUTIES

Sec. 287.1 Definitions.

Sec. 287.2 Disposition of criminal cases. (Revised 8/17/95- 59 FR 42406)

Sec. 287.3 Disposition of cases of aliens arrested without warrant.

Sec. 287.4 Subpoena.

Sec. 287.5 Exercise of power by immigration officers. (Revised 8/17/95- 59 FR 42406)

Sec. 287.6 Proof of official records.

Sec. 287.7 Detainer provisions under section 287(d)(3) of the Act.

Sec. 287.8 Standards for enforcement activities. (Added 8/17/95- 59 FR 42406)

Sec. 287.9 Criminal search warrant and firearms policies. (Added 8/17/95- 59 FR 42406)

Sec. 287.10 Expedited internal review process. (Added 8/17/95- 59 FR 42406)

Sec. 287.11 Pre-enrolled Access Lane. (Added 4/18/97- 62 FR 19024)

Sec. 287.12 (Added as § 287.11 on 8/17/95- 59 FR 42406) (Redesignated as § 287.12 on 4/18/97- 62 FR 19024)

Authority: 8 U.S.C. 1103, 1182, 1225, 1226, 1251, 1252, 1357- 8 CFR Part 2.

Sec. 287.1 Definitions.

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