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(d) Stipulated Removal.-The Attorney General shall provide by regulation for the entry by an immigration judge of an order of removal stipulated to by the alien (or the alien's representative) and the Service. A stipulated order shall constitute a conclusive determination of the alien's removability from the United States.
(e) Definitions.-In this section and section 240A:
Exceptional circumstances.-The term "exceptional circumstances" refers to exceptional circumstances (such as
battery or extreme cruelty to the alien or any child or parent of the alien, serious illness of the alien,
or serious illness or death of the spouse, child, or parent of the alien, but not including less compelling circumstances) beyond the control of the alien.
(2) Removable.-The term "removable" means-
(A) in the case of an alien not admitted to the United States, that the alien is inadmissible under section
(B) in the case of an alien admitted to the United States, that the alien is deportable under section
FOOTNOTES FOR SECTION 240
§ 304 of IIRIRA
. Former section 240 was redesignated and moved accordingly by § 240C of IIRIRA.
of Public law 106-386, dated October 28, 2000, added section 240(c)(6)(C).
EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendment made by section
shall take effect as if included in the enactment of section
of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (8 U.S.C. 1229-1229c).
of Public Law 109-13 amended section 240(c) by redesignating paragraphs (4), (5), and (6), as paragraphs (5), (6), and (7) respectively and by adding a new paragraph (4).
of Public Law 109-162, dated January 5, 2006, amended section 240(c)(7) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as redesignated by section
of the REAL ID Act of 2005, Public Law 109-13.
of Public Law 109-162, dated January 5, 2006, amended section 240(e)(1) of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
: The amendment made by section
shall apply to a failure to appear that occurs before, on, or after the date of the enactment of this Act which is January 5, 2006.