U.S. Code, Title 8, Aliens and Nationality

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 1301. Alien Seeking Entry; Contents

     No visa shall be issued to any alien seeking to enter the United States until such alien has been registered in accordance with section 1201(b) of this title.

(June 27, 1952, ch. 477, title II, ch. 7, § 261, 66 Stat. 223; Pub. L. 99–653, § 8, Nov. 14, 1986, 100 Stat. 3657; Pub. L. 100–525, § 8(g), Oct. 24, 1988, 102 Stat. 2617.)

Amendments

     1988—Pub. L. 100–525 made technical correction to Pub. L. 99–653. See 1986 Amendment note below.

     1986—Pub. L. 99–653, as amended by Pub. L. 100–525, amended section generally, striking out "and fingerprinted" after "has been registered" and substituting "section 1201(b) of this title" for "section 1201(b) of this title, unless such alien has been exempted from being fingerprinted as provided in that section".

Effective Date of 1988 Amendment

     Amendment by Pub. L. 100–525 effective as if included in the enactment of the Immigration and Nationality Act Amendments of 1986, Pub. L. 99–653, see section 309(b)(15) of Pub. L. 102–232, set out as an Effective and Termination Dates of 1988 Amendments note under section 1101 of this title.

Effective Date of 1986 Amendment

     Amendment by Pub. L. 99–653 applicable to applications for immigrant visas made, and visas issued, on or after Nov. 14, 1986, see section 23(b) of Pub. L. 99–653, set out as a note under section 1201 of this title.

Section Referred to in Other Sections

     This section is referred to in sections 1303, 1304 of this title.

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 1301. Alien Seeking Entry; Contents," U.S. Code, Title 8, Aliens and Nationality in U.S. Code, Title 8, Aliens and Nationality (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed October 4, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L7MIYLQYY8QT8DX.

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