6 U.S. Code § 1401 - Definitions

§ 1401.
Definitions
In this chapter:
(1) Commissioner

The term “Commissioner” means the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection of the Department of Homeland Security.

(2) Maquiladora

The term “maquiladora” means an entity located in Mexico that assembles and produces goods from imported parts for export to the United States.

(3) Northern border

The term “northern border” means the international border between the United States and Canada.

(4) Secretary

The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.

(5) Southern border

The term “southern border” means the international border between the United States and Mexico.

Short Title

Pub. L. 110–161, div. E, title VI, § 601, Dec. 26, 2007, 121 Stat. 2094, provided that:

“This title [enacting this chapter] may be cited as the ‘Border Infrastructure and Technology Modernization Act of 2007’.”

 

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