I-600 Visa Petition Law and Legal Definition

I-600 Visa Petition (?Petition?) is a form filed to classify an alien orphan as an immediate relative of the U.S. citizen who either has, or will be adopting the orphan. The Petition is filed with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office having jurisdiction over the applicant?s place of residence.

I-600A Visa Petition Law and Legal Definition

I-600A Visa Petition is a form used by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to adjudicate the qualifications of the applicant/applicants intending to adopt the orphan. This form is filed by a U.S. citizen to expedite the processing part relating to the qualifications of the prospective adoptive parent petitioner/petitioners.

I-604 Orphan Investigation Law and Legal Definition

I-604 Orphan Investigation is an investigation that is conducted by the Department of State Consular Officer who adjudicates an internationally adopted child?s immigrant visa application. Such an investigation must be conducted before an immigrant visa can be issued to the child. The investigation is meant to protect the rights of children against unlawful child recruitment…

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I-94(W) Law and Legal Definition

This is the I-94 Arrival/Departure Record for the nonimmigrant travelers or I-94W (Green) for Visa Waiver Program travelers. When an individual is admitted, the CBP officer at the U.S. port of entry shall stamp such individual?s passport and issue a completed Form I-94 or I-94W. This form denotes the time duration that the individual is…

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i-Edison Law and Legal Definition

According to 7 CFR 550.2 [Title 7?Agriculture; Subtitle B — Regulations of the Department of Agriculture; Chapter V — Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture; Part 550 — General Administrative Policy for Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreements; Subpart A ? General], i-Edison (Interagency Edison) is ?a database, which provides Federal grantee/Cooperator organizations and participating Federal agencies with…

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IAA Law and Legal Definition

IAA is the abbreviation for the Intercountry Adoption Act of 2000. IAA is a U.S. federal legislation that provides for implementation of the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption by the United States.

IAC [Patent] Law and Legal Definition

IAC means Inventors Assistance Center. It is a center that helps public by providing patent information and services. The public can contact the IAC to gain better knowledge on the patent examining policy and procedure. The IAC is staffed by former supervisory patent examiners and experienced primary examiners. IAC was formerly known as the Patent…

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IAEA Material Balance Area [Energy] Law and Legal Definition

According to 10 CFR 75.4 [Title 10 ? Energy; Chapter I — Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Part 75 — Safeguards on Nuclear Material — Implementation of US/IAEA Agreement; General Provisions], the term IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) Material Balance Area means ?an area established for IAEA material accounting purposes, so that:

IAEA Safeguards Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 22 USCS § 6305 (3) [Title 22. Foreign Relations and Intercourse; Chapter 72. Nuclear Proliferation Prevention; Sanctions for Nuclear Proliferation], the term IAEA safeguards means ?the safeguards set forth in an agreement between a country and the International Atomic Energy Agency, as authorized by Article III(A)(5) of the Statute of the International Atomic…

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IAFIS Law and Legal Definition

IAFIS is the abbreviation for Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System. The Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System, ( IAFIS) is a national fingerprint and criminal history system maintained in the U.S. by the FBI?s Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division. The IAFIS provides automated fingerprint search capabilities, latent search capabilities, electronic image storage, and electronic exchange…

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