Intelligence Law Glossary - Order of Deportation


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Order of Deportation

Statutory Law

8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(47) (2010) (Title 8—Chapter 12: Immigration and Nationality)

(a) As used in this Act—
   (47) (A) The term "order of deportation" means the order of the special inquiry officer, or other such administrative officer to whom the Attorney General has delegated the responsibility for determining whether an alien is deportable, concluding that the alien is deportable or ordering deportation.
      (B) The order described under subparagraph (A) shall become final upon the earlier of—
         (i) a determination by the Board of Immigration Appeals affirming such order; or
         (ii) the expiration of the period in which the alien is permitted to seek review of such order by the Board of Immigration Appeals.