28 CFR 527.46 - Receiving United States citizens from other countries.

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§ 527.46 Receiving United States citizens from other countries.
(a) Staff accepting custody of American inmates from a foreign authority shall ensure that the following documentation is available prior to accepting custody of the inmate:
(1) A certified copy of the sentence handed down by an appropriate, competent judicial authority of the transferring country and any modifications thereof;
(2) A statement (and a copy translated into English from the language of the country of origin if other than English), duly authenticated, detailing the offense for which the offender was convicted, the duration of the sentence, and the length of time already served by the inmate. Included should be statements of credits to which the offender is entitled, such as work done, good behavior, pre-trial confinement, etc.; and
(3) Citizenship papers necessary for the inmate to enter the United States.
(b) The Assistant Director, Correctional Programs Division, shall direct, in writing, specific staff, preferably staff who speak the language of the treaty nation, to escort the offender from the transporting country to the admission institution. The directive shall cite 28 CFR 0.96b as the authority to escort the offender. When the admission institution is not able to accept the inmate (for example, a female inmate escorted to a male institution), the Warden shall make appropriate housing requirements with a nearby jail.
(c) As soon as practicable after the inmate's arrival at the admission institution, staff shall initiate the following actions:
(1) Arrange for the inmate to receive a complete physical examination;
(2) Advise the local U.S. Probation Office of the inmate's arrival; and
(3) Notify the U.S. Parole Commission of the inmate's arrival and projected release date.
(d) If upon computation of sentence staff determine that an inmate is entitled to immediate release via mandatory release or expiration of sentence with credits applied, release procedures shall be implemented but only after receiving a medical clearance and the results of an FBI fingerprint check.
[46 FR 59507, Dec. 4, 1981. Redesignated and amended at 58 FR 47976, 47977, Sept. 13, 1993; 62 FR 27872, May 21, 1997]

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U.S. Code: Title 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

§ 3565 - Revocation of probation

18 U.S. Code § 3323 to 3328 - Repealed.

§ 3621 - Imprisonment of a convicted person

§ 3622 - Temporary release of a prisoner

§ 3624 - Release of a prisoner

§ 4001 - Limitation on detention; control of prisons

§ 4042 - Duties of Bureau of Prisons

§ 4081 - Classification and treatment of prisoners

§ 4082 - Commitment to Attorney General; residential treatment centers; extension of limits of confinement; work furlough

§ 4100 - Scope and limitation of chapter

§ 4101 - Definitions

§ 4102 - Authority of the Attorney General

§ 4103 - Applicability of United States laws

§ 4104 - Transfer of offenders on probation

§ 4105 - Transfer of offenders serving sentence of imprisonment

§ 4106 - Transfer of offenders on parole; parole of offenders transferred

§ 4106A - Transfer of offenders on parole; parole of offenders transferred

§ 4107 - Verification of consent of offender to transfer from the United States

§ 4108 - Verification of consent of offender to transfer to the United States

§ 4109 - Right to counsel, appointment of counsel

§ 4110 - Transfer of juveniles

§ 4111 - Prosecution barred by foreign conviction

§ 4112 - Loss of rights, disqualification

§ 4113 - Status of alien offender transferred to a foreign country

§ 4114 - Return of transferred offenders

§ 4115 - Execution of sentences imposing an obligation to make restitution or reparations

§ 4161 to 4166 - Repealed.

§ 4166 - Repealed.

§ 4201 to 4218 - Repealed.

§ 4218 - Repealed.

§ 5003 - Custody of State offenders

§ 5006 - Repealed.

§ 5024

§ 5039 - Commitment

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