Border Crosser Law and Legal Definition
The term ‘border crosser’ when used in the context of immigration refers to:
a. An alien resident of the U.S. reentering the nation after an absence of less than 6 months in Canada or Mexico; or
b. A nonresident alien entering the U.S. across the Canadian border for stays less than six months; or
c. A nonresident alien entering the U.S. across the Mexican border for stays less than 72 hours.