[Federal Register Volume 60, Number 178 (Thursday, September 14, 1995)]
[Page 47761]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 95-22909]


Immigration and Naturalization Service
[INS No. 1725R-95]

Citizens Advisory Panel Meeting

AGENCY: Immigration and Naturalization Service, Justice.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: The Immigration and Naturalization Service (Service) in 
accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2) 
and 41 CFR 101-6.1001-101-6.1035 (1992), has established a Citizens' 
Advisory Panel (CAP) to provide the Department of Justice with 
recommendations on ways to reduce the number of complaints of abuse 
made against employees of the Service, and to minimize or eliminate the 
causes for those complaints. This notice announces the CAP's 
forthcoming meeting and the agenda for the meeting.

DATES: October 25-27, 1995 at 8:00 a.m.

ADDRESSES: Wyndham Greenspoint Hotel, 12400 Greenspoint Drive, Salon A 
Meeting Room, Houston, TX 77060.

Susan B. Wilt, CAP Designated Federal Official (DFO), Immigration and 
Naturalization Service, Room 3260, Chester Arthur Building, 425 I 
Street NW., Washington, DC 20536, Telephone (202) 616-7072.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the charging language of the 
Senate Appropriations Committee Report 102-331 on the FY 1993 Budget 
for the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Department of Justice, 
the Service established a Citizens' Advisory Panel for the purpose of 
providing recommendations to the Attorney General on ways to reduce the 
number of complaints of abuse made against employees of the Service 
and, most importantly, to minimize or eliminate the causes for those 
complaints. The CAP is authorized by the Attorney General to (1) accept 
and review civilian complaints made against Service employees, and (2) 
review the systems and procedures used by the Service for responding to 
such complaints. (February 11, 1994 at 59 FR 6658)

Summary of Agenda

    The principal purpose of the meeting will include presentations and 
a general discussion of training development and education, the current 
training curriculum, and training policies and procedures for Service 

Public Participation

    The CAP meeting is open to the interested public, but limited to 
the space available. Persons wishing to attend should notify the CAP 
DFO at least 2 days prior to the meeting by contacting the DFO at (202) 
514-2373. After October 20, 1995, contact Roberto Stanley at the 
Houston District INS Office at (713)-847-7950. Any hearing-challenged 
individuals wishing to attend please contact the DFO by October 19, 
1995 so services can be arranged.
    Any member of the public may file a written statement with the CAP 
DFO before the meeting. Materials submitted at the meeting, should be 
submitted in 20 copies. The CAP Chairperson will permit members of the 
public to present oral statements at the meeting with prior 
    Minutes of the meeting will be available on request from the CAP 

    Dated: September 7, 1995.
Doris Meissner,
Commissioner, Immigration and Naturalization Service.
[FR Doc. 95-22909 Filed 9-13-95; 8:45 am]