Executive Order 13276: Delegation of Responsibilities Concerning Undocumented Aliens Interdicted or Intercepted in the Caribbean Region [open pdf - 89KB]
Alternate Title: EO 13276: Delegation of Responsibilities Concerning Undocumented Aliens Interdicted or Intercepted in the Caribbean Region
This executive order delegates responsibilities concerning undocumented aliens interdicted or intercepted in the Caribbean Region. "Consistent with applicable law,(a)(i) The Attorney General may maintain custody, at any location he deems appropriate, of any undocumented aliens he has reason to believe are seeking to enter the United States and who are interdicted or intercepted in the Caribbean region. In this regard, the Attorney General shall provide and operate a facility, or facilities, to house and provide for the needs of any such aliens. Such a facility may be located at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base or any other appropriate location."
Executive Order 13276; EO 13276
Federal Register: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/
Federal Register (November 19, 2002), v.67 no.223, p.69985-69986