8 CFR 212.0 - Definitions.

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§ 212.0 Definitions.
For purposes of § 212.1 and § 235.1 of this chapter:
Adjacent islands means Bermuda and the islands located in the Caribbean Sea, except Cuba.
Cruise ship means a passenger vessel over 100 gross tons, carrying more than 12 passengers for hire, making a voyage lasting more than 24 hours any part of which is on the high seas, and for which passengers are embarked or disembarked in the United States or its territories.
Ferry means any vessel operating on a pre-determined fixed schedule and route, which is being used solely to provide transportation between places that are no more than 300 miles apart and which is being used to transport passengers, vehicles, and/or railroad cars.
Pleasure vessel means a vessel that is used exclusively for recreational or personal purposes and not to transport passengers or property for hire.
United States means “United States” as defined in section 215(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, as amended (8 U.S.C. 1185(c)).
U.S. citizen means a United States citizen or a U.S. non-citizen national.
United States qualifying tribal entity means a tribe, band, or other group of Native Americans formally recognized by the United States Government which agrees to meet WHTI document standards.
[73 FR 18415, Apr. 3, 2008]

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  • 2013-03-27; vol. 78 # 59 - Wednesday, March 27, 2013
    1. 78 FR 18457 - Definition of Form I-94 To Include Electronic Format
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, DHS
      Interim final rule.
      Effective date: This interim rule is effective April 26, 2013. In the event that CBP receives public comment that identifies a credible basis for the Agency to conclude that automation of the form I-94 should be delayed, CBP retains discretion to extend implementation for an additional thirty days. If CBP concludes that such extension is appropriate, the Agency will post the new implementation date on its Web site, www.cbp.gov, no later than April 29, 2013. Comment date: Written comments must be submitted on or before April 26, 2013.
      8 CFR Parts 1, 210, 212, 214, 215, 231, 235, 245, 245a, 247, 253, 264, 274a, and 286

Title 8 published on 2013-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 8 CFR 212 after this date.

  • 2013-03-27; vol. 78 # 59 - Wednesday, March 27, 2013
    1. 78 FR 18457 - Definition of Form I-94 To Include Electronic Format
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, DHS
      Interim final rule.
      Effective date: This interim rule is effective April 26, 2013. In the event that CBP receives public comment that identifies a credible basis for the Agency to conclude that automation of the form I-94 should be delayed, CBP retains discretion to extend implementation for an additional thirty days. If CBP concludes that such extension is appropriate, the Agency will post the new implementation date on its Web site, www.cbp.gov, no later than April 29, 2013. Comment date: Written comments must be submitted on or before April 26, 2013.
      8 CFR Parts 1, 210, 212, 214, 215, 231, 235, 245, 245a, 247, 253, 264, 274a, and 286