Part I - Selection System

§201Worldwide level of immigration
§202Numerical limitations on individual foreign states
§203Allocation of immigrant visas
§204Procedure for granting immigrant status
§205Revocation of approval of petitions; effective date
§206Unused immigrant visas
§207Annual admission of refugees and admission of emergency situation refugees
§209Adjustment of status of refugees
§210Special agricultural workers

Part II - Admission Qualifications for Aliens; Travel Control of Citizens and Aliens

§211Admission of immigrants into the United States
§212Inadmissible aliens
§213Admission of aliens on giving bond or undertaking; return upon permanent departure
§213ARequirements for sponsor's affidavit of support
§214Admission of nonimmigrants
§215Travel control of citizens and aliens
§216Conditional permanent resident status for certain alien spouses and sons and daughters
§216AConditional permanent resident status for certain alien entrepreneurs, spouses, and children
§217Visa waiver program for certain visitors
§218Admission of temporary H-2A workers
§219Designation of foreign terrorist organizations

Part III - Issuance of Entry Documents

§221Issuance of visas
§222Application for visas
§223Reentry permit
§224Immediate relative and special immigrant visas

Part IV - Inspection, Apprehension, Examination, Exclusion, and Removal

§231Lists of alien and citizen passengers arriving and departing
§232Detention of aliens for physical and mental examination
§233Entry through or from foreign territory and adjacent islands
§234Designation of ports of entry for aliens arriving by aircraft
§235Inspection by immigration officers; expedited removal of inadmissible arriving aliens; referral for hearing
§235APreinspection at foreign airports
§236Apprehension and detention of aliens
§236AMandatory detention of suspected terrorists; habeas corpus; judicial review
§237Deportable aliens
§238Expedited removal of aliens convicted of committing aggravated felonies
§239Initiation of removal proceedings
§240Removal proceedings
§240ACancellation of removal; adjustment of status
§240BVoluntary departure
§240CRecords of admission
§241Detention and removal of aliens ordered removed

Part V - Adjustment and Change of Status

§242Judicial review of orders of removal
§243Penalties related to removal
§244Temporary protected status
§245Adjustment of status of nonimmigrant to that of person admitted for permanent residence
§245AAdjustment of status of certain entrants before January 1, 1982, to that of person admitted for lawful residence
§246Rescission of adjustment of status; effect upon naturalized citizen
§247Adjustment of status of certain resident aliens to nonimmigrant status; exceptions
§248Change of nonimmigrant classification
§249Record of admission for permanent residence in the case of certain aliens who entered the United States prior to January 1, 1972
§250Removal of aliens falling into distress

Part VI - Special Provisions Relating to Alien Crewmen

§251Alien crewmen
§252Conditional permits to land temporarily
§253Hospital treatment of alien crewmen afflicted with certain diseases
§254Control of alien crewmen
§255Employment on passenger vessels of aliens afflicted with certain disabilities
§256Discharge of alien crewmen; penalties
§257Alien crewmen brought into the United States with intent to evade immigration laws; penalties
§258Limitations on performance of longshore work by alien crewmen

Part VII - Registration of Aliens

§261Alien seeking entry; contents
§262Registration of aliens
§263Registration of special groups
§264Forms for registration and fingerprinting
§265Notices of change of address

Part VIII - General Penalty Provisions

§271Prevention of unauthorized landing of aliens
§272Bringing in aliens subject to denial of admission on a health-related ground; persons liable; clearance papers; exceptions; “person” defined
§273Unlawful bringing of aliens into United States
§274Bringing in and harboring certain aliens
§274AUnlawful employment of aliens
§274BUnfair immigration-related employment practices
§274CPenalties for document fraud
§274DCivil penalties for failure to depart
§275Improper entry by alien
§276Reentry of removed aliens
§277Aiding or assisting certain aliens to enter
§278Importation of alien for immoral purpose
§279Jurisdiction of district courts
§280Collection of penalties and expenses

Part IX - Miscellaneous

§284Nonimmigrant visa fees
§284Printing of reentry permits and blank forms of manifest and crew lists; sale to public
§284Travel expenses and expense of transporting remains of officers and employees dying outside of United States
§284Applicability to members of the Armed Forces
§285Disposal of privileges at immigrant stations; rentals; retail sale; disposition of receipts
§286Disposition of moneys collected under the provisions of
§287Powers of immigration officers and employees
§288Local jurisdiction over immigrant stations
§289Application to American Indians born in Canada
§290Establishment of central file; information from other departments and agencies
§291Burden of proof upon alien
§292Right to counsel
§293Deposit of and interest on cash received to secure immigration bonds
§294Undercover investigation authority