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OI 103.6 Immigration bonds.
(a) [Removed M-450, INS - TM2]
Form I-393 shall be prepared immediately upon the posting of any bond, except a delivery bond, and all Forms I-393 shall be maintained by Examinations. Upon the posting of a maintenance of status and departure bond, the duplicate copy of Form I-393 shall be forwarded to the Document Handling Unit, Central Office. The Form I-393 shall be used to identify files containing these bonds and as a call-up for review. Upon the posting of a delivery bond, Form I-154 shall be noted immediately in the box "Serv
ice Custody Status" to show the amount and date of posting. When a bond is posted at the request of an American consular office abroad, the location of the requesting consular office shall be shown at the bottom of the Form I-393. It is imperative that files relating to the Forms I-393 be called up promptly for review of the outstanding bond as indicated in paragraphs (c) and (d) below. (Revised)
Review. [Removed M-450, INS - TM2]
Notice to regional finance office. [Removed M-450, INS - TM2]
Bond posted for alien who fails to come to United States. [Removed M-450, INS - TM2]
If, following the submission of the private bill report to refund or cancel an immigration bond or the proceeds thereof, any material information is received or any material action is taken which might favorably or unfavorably affect the Congressional committee's consideration of the bill, an immediate supplemental report shall be submitted to the Private Bill Control Unit, Central Office.
Blanket bonds for departure of visitors and transits. [Removed M-450, INS - TM2]
When a bond is executed by a surety company, the office which approves and accepts the bond shall promptly forward a copy thereof, noted "Information copy," to the person who executed a written instrument with the surety company requesting it to post the bond, as shown on the Form I-352, Immigration Bond. When a bond is breached, both the agent who wrote the original bond and the surety company should be advised of the breach. This should be done on Form I-323. (Added)
Appearance and delivery bond.
The condition against the alien's employment should be inserted in an appearance and delivery bond only in aggravated cases where justified for a purpose relating to the immigration laws. Where appropriate, the regional commissioner may obtain the views of the Department of Labor concerning the availability of American workers and suitability of working conditions. In every case where a condition against the alien's employment is set, the order to show cause shall be stamped "Bond -Employment Not Auth
orized." This stamp shall be centered on the bottom of the face of the order to show cause. In addition, the alien's right thumb print shall be placed in the lower right-hand portion of the Certificate of Service on the reverse side of the order to show cause.
Acceptance of appearance and delivery bonds.
Aliens desirous of posting appearance and delivery bonds with this Service should be assisted in every way possible and given every opportunity to post such bonds, not only during regular office hours, but at reasonable hours during after-duty hours and on weekends. The determination as to what constitutes reasonable hours will depend upon the facts in an individual case. All officers involved in the apprehension and detention of aliens should be furnished with a list of names and telephone numbers of
those employees who can accept and process immigration delivery bonds.