\ slb \ SERVICE LAW BOOKS MENU \ TITLE 8 OF CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS (8 CFR) \ 8 CFR PART 1240 -- PROCEEDINGS TO DETERMINE REMOVABILITY OF ALIENS IN THE UNITED STATES (Chapter I part 240 was redesigned and duplicated as chapter V, part 1240, 2/28/03; 68 FR 9824) (Part 1240 was further amended to change reference citations, 3/5/03, 68 FR 10349) (Part 240 revised effective 4/1/97, previous part 240 redesignated as part 244; 62 FR 10312) \ § 1240.40 Proceedings commenced prior to April 1, 1997.
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§ 1240.40 Proceedings commenced prior to April 1, 1997.
Subpart E of 8 CFR part
applies only to deportation proceedings commenced prior to April 1, 1997. A deportation proceeding is commenced by the filing of Form I-221 (Order to Show Cause) with the Immigration Court, and an alien is considered to be in deportation proceedings only upon such filing, except in the case of an alien admitted to the United States under the provisions of section
of the Act. All references to the Act contained in this subpart pertain to the Act as in effect prior to April 1, 1997.