Header-bg

Matching the US Code and the INA

Last updated on Sep 19th, 2017

It can be a pain in the neck matching citations to the US Code and to the INA. Here is a chart that will help that endeavor. The chart does not contain all sections of the INA, but it contains many of the commonly used sections:

INA

 

 

US Code

 

 

Section Name

 

 

INA § 101

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1101

 

 

Definitions

 

 

INA § 201

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1151

 

 

Worldwide Level of Immigration

 

 

INA § 202

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1152

 

 

Numerical Limitations on Individual Foreign States

 

 

INA § 203

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1153

 

 

Allocation of Immigrant Visas

 

 

INA § 204

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1154

 

 

Procedure for Granting Immigrant Status

 

 

INA § 205

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1155

 

 

Revocation of Approval of Petitions and Effective Date

 

 

INA § 206

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1156

 

 

Unused Immigrant Visas

 

 

INA § 207

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1157

 

 

Annual Admission of Refugees and Admission of Emergency Situation Refugees

 

 

INA § 208

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1158

 

 

Asylum

 

 

INA § 209

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1159

 

 

Adjustment of Status of Refugees

 

 

INA § 211

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1181

 

 

Admission of Immigrants into the US

 

 

INA § 212

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1182

 

 

Inadmissible Aliens

 

 

INA § 213

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1183

 

 

Admission of Aliens on Giving Bond or Undertaking, and Return upon Permanent Departure

 

 

INA § 213A

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1183a

 

 

Requirements for Sponsor’s Affidavit of Support

 

 

INA § 214

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1184

 

 

Admission of Nonimmigrants

 

 

INA § 216

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1186a

 

 

Conditional Permanent Resident Status for Certain Alien Spouses and Sons and Daughters

 

 

INA § 216A

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1186b

 

 

Conditional Permanent Resident Status for Certain Alien Entrepreneurs, Spouses, and Children

 

 

INA § 217

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1187

 

 

Visa Waiver Program for Certain Visitors

 

 

INA § 218

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1188

 

 

Admission of Temporary H-2A Workers

 

 

INA § 219

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1189

 

 

Designation of Foreign Terrorist Organizations

 

 

INA § 221

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1201

 

 

Issuance of Visas

 

 

INA § 222

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1202

 

 

Application for Visas

 

 

INA § 223

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1203

 

 

Reentry Permit

 

 

INA § 224

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1204

 

 

Immediate Relative and Special Immigrant Visas

 

 

INA § 235

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1225

 

 

Inspection by Immigration Officers, Expedited Removal of Inadmissible Arriving Aliens, and Referral for Hearing

 

 

INA § 237

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1227

 

 

Deportable Aliens

 

 

INA § 238

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1228

 

 

Expedited Removal of Aliens Convicted of Committing Aggravated Felonies

 

 

INA § 239

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1229

 

 

Initiation of Removal Proceedings

 

 

INA § 240

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1229a

 

 

Removal Proceedings

 

 

INA § 240A

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1229b

 

 

Cancellation of Removal and Adjustment of Status

 

 

INA § 240B

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1229c

 

 

Voluntary Departure

 

 

INA § 240C

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1230

 

 

Records of Admission

 

 

INA § 241

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1231

 

 

Detention and Removal of Aliens Ordered Removed

 

 

INA § 242

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1252

 

 

Judicial Review of Orders of Removal

 

 

INA § 243

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1253

 

 

Penalties Related to Removal

 

 

INA § 244

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1254a

 

 

Temporary Protected Status

 

 

INA § 245

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1255

 

 

Adjustment of Status of Nonimmigrant to that of Person Admitted for Permanent Residence

 

 

INA § 245A

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1255a

 

 

Adjustment of Status of Certain Entrants before January 1, 1982 to that of Person Admitted for Lawful Residence

 

 

INA § 248

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1258

 

 

Change of Nonimmigrant Classification

 

 

INA § 274

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1324

 

 

Bringing in and Harboring Certain Aliens

 

 

INA § 274A

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1324a

 

 

Unlawful Employment of Aliens

 

 

INA § 274B

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1324b

 

 

Unfair Immigration-Related Employment Practices

 

 

INA § 274C

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1324c

 

 

Penalties for Document Fraud

 

 

INA § 274D

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1324d

 

 

Civil Penalties for Failure to Depart

 

 

 

INA § 275

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1325

 

 

Improper Entry by Alien

 

 

INA § 276

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1326

 

 

Reentry of Removed Aliens

 

 

INA § 277

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1327

 

 

Aiding or Assisting Certain Aliens to Enter

 

 

INA § 279

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1329

 

 

Jurisdiction of District Courts

 

 

INA § 316

 

 

8 U.S.C. § 1427

 

 

Requirements of Naturalization

 

 

About FINTUS Immigration

Fintus Immigration is a U.S. law firm focused on accomplishing immigration goals of businesses, non-profit organizations, individuals, and families.

Other Useful Posts

About Us

We’re an immigration law firm at your fingertips. We’re a team of immigration experts that advises, represents, and generally fights for clients–allowing them to sleep at night without wondering if they are doing the right things. We serve clients around the globe, from China to Colombia, Ghana to Jamaica, Nigeria to Peru.

FINTUS and the Community

We give 10% of our earnings to international charities that empower children.

Contact Us

Stefan Tege AkorliClients’ ChoiceAward 2017 Stefan Tege AkorliReviewsout of 8 reviews