This chapter, referred to in subsec. (a), was in the original, “this Act”, meaning act June 27, 1952, ch. 477, 66 Stat. 163
, known as the Immigration and Nationality Act, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
of this title and Tables.
2001—Pub. L. 107–56
inserted “; data exchange” after “security officers” in section catchline, designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), inserted “and border” before “security of the United States”, and added subsecs. (b) to (d).
1994—Pub. L. 103–236
substituted “Administrator” for “Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs” in two places.
1977—Pub. L. 95–105
substituted “Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs” for “administrator” in two places.
Amendment by Pub. L. 103–236
applicable with respect to officials, offices, and bureaus of Department of State when executive orders, regulations, or departmental directives implementing the amendments by sections 161 and 162 ofPub. L. 103–236
become effective, or 90 days after Apr. 30, 1994, whichever comes earlier, see section 161(b) ofPub. L. 103–236
, as amended, set out as a note under section
, Foreign Relations and Intercourse.
Pub. L. 107–56
, title IV, § 403(d),Oct. 26, 2001, 115 Stat. 345
, provided that: “Nothing in this section [enacting section
of this title, amending this section, and enacting provisions set out as a note under this section], or in any other law, shall be construed to limit the authority of the Attorney General or the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to provide access to the criminal history record information contained in the National Crime Information Center’s (NCIC) Interstate Identification Index (NCIC-III), or to any other information maintained by the NCIC, to any Federal agency or officer authorized to enforce or administer the immigration laws of the United States, for the purpose of such enforcement or administration, upon terms that are consistent with the National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact Act of 1998 (subtitle A of title II of Public Law 105–251; 42
U.S.C. 14611–16) and section
, United States Code.”
For abolition of Immigration and Naturalization Service, transfer of functions, and treatment of related references, see note set out under section
of this title.
Pub. L. 107–56
, title IV, § 403(b),Oct. 26, 2001, 115 Stat. 344
, provided that: “Not later than 2 years after the date of enactment of this Act [Oct. 26, 2001], the Attorney General and the Secretary of State jointly shall report to Congress on the implementation of the amendments made by this section [amending this section].”