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Border Patrol Laws, Part 5

(vi) Supervisory and managerial personnel who are responsible for supervising the activities of those officers listed in this paragraph– and

(vii) Immigration officers who need the authority to arrest persons under section 287(a)(4) of the Act in order to effectively accomplish their individual missions and who are designated, individually or as a class, by the Commissioner with the approval of the Deputy Attorney General.

(3) Arrests of persons under section 287(a)(5)(A) of the Act for any offense against the United States. The following immigration officers who have successfully completed basic immigration law enforcement training are hereby authorized and designated to exercise the arrest power conferred by section 287(a)(5)(A) of the Act and in accordance with 287.8(c):

(i) Border patrol agents, including aircraft pilots–

(ii) Special agents–

(iii) Deportation officers–

(iv) Immigration inspectors (permanent full-time immigration inspectors only)–

(v) Adjudications officers when in the uniform of an immigration inspector and performing inspections or supervising other immigration inspectors performing inspections–

(vi) Supervisory and managerial personnel who are responsible for supervising the activities of those officers listed in this paragraph– and

(vii) Immigration officers who need the authority to arrest persons under section 287(a)(5)(A) of the Act in order to effectively accomplish their individual missions and who are designated, individually or as a class, by the Commissioner with the approval of the Deputy Attorney General.

(4) Arrests of persons under section 287(a)(5)(B) of the Act for any felony. (i) Section 287(a)(5)(B) of the Act authorizes designated immigration officers, as listed in paragraph (c)(4)(iii) of this section, to arrest persons, without warrant, for any felony cognizable under the laws of the United States if:

(A) The immigration officer has reasonable grounds to believe that the person to be arrested has committed or is committing such a felony–

(B) The immigration officer is performing duties relating to the enforcement of the immigration laws at the time of the arrest–

(C) There is a likelihood of the person escaping before a warrant can be obtained for his or her arrest– and

(D) The immigration officer has been certified as successfully completing a training program that covers such arrests and the standards with respect to the enforcement activities of the Service as defined in 287.8.

(ii) The following immigration officers who have successfully completed basic immigration law enforcement training are hereby authorized and designated to exercise the arrest power conferred by section 287(a)(5)(B) of the Act and in accordance with 287.8(c):

(A) Border patrol agents, including aircraft pilots–

(B) Special agents–

(C) Deportation officers–



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