41.0312 Failure to give notice of address or change of address-Penalty.

(a) Any alien, and any parent or legal guardian in American Samoa of an alien, who fails to give written notice to the Attorney General as required by 41.0308 shall be guilty of a class C misdemeanor. Irrespective of whether an alien has paid the penalty provided by this section he shall be taken into custody and deported in the manner provided by law unless such alien establishes to the satisfaction of the Attorney General that such failure was reasonably excusable or was not willful.

(b) If after a hearing the Board finds a violation of this section, in addition to deportation the alien may be fined up to $1,000.

History: 1984, PL 18-52 § 2; amd 1988, PL 20-56.

Case Notes:

Alien who willfully fails to report a change of address to the immigration authorities is subject to deportation. A.S.C.A. § 41.0312. Rakhshan v. Immigration Board, 15 A.S.R. 2d 29 (1990).