As used in this chapter, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
(a) “Affiant” means a person who attests to, or signs an affidavit.
(b) “Affidavit” means a written statement which is authorized or required by law, attested to or signed by the affiant, and submitted in support of an application for a guest worker permit.
(c) “Guest worker” means a person of Samoan ancestry born in the Independent State of Samoa who is granted authorization to enter and remain in American Samoa for purposes of employment at the fish canneries or call center only, under the provision of this chapter.
(d) “Host” means anyone who is a 21 year old bona fide individual resident or business of American Samoa who can certify by affidavit that he/she/they will provide housing and lodging facilities, whether free of charge or by rent agreement, for a guest worker during his/her stay in American Samoa.
(e) “Immediate relative” means the children, spouse, siblings and parents of a guest worker.
(f) “Sponsor” means an employer belonging to either of the two current fish canneries or call center doing business in American Samoa requesting a guest worker permit for an individual to enter American Samoa for purposes of employment by those canneries or call center.History: 2007, PL 30-7.