Panama Canal Act Immigrants Law and Legal Definition

Panama Canal Act immigrants refer to three categories of special immigrants established by the Act.

Panama Canal Act immigrants include:

a. certain former employees of the Panama Canal Company or Canal Zone Government, their spouses and accompanying children;

b. certain former employees of the U.S. Government in the Panama Canal Zone who are Panamanian nationals, their spouses and children; and

c. certain former employees of the Panama Canal Company or Canal Zone Government on April 1, 1979, their spouses and children.