The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) was enacted in 1952. The INA collected many provisions and reorganized the structure of immigration law. The INA has been amended many times over the years and contains many of the most important provisions of immigration law. The INA is found in Title 8 of the United States Code.
Public Laws Amending the INA. The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) has been amended many times. When Congress enacts a law, it generally does not re-write the entire body of law, or even entire sections of a law, but instead adds to or changes specific words within a section.
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) annual edition is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. The 50 subject matter titles contain one or more individual volumes, which are updated once each calendar year, on a staggered basis.
Para hacer valer una ley y defender los intereses de Estados Unidos de acuerdo con la ley; garantizar la seguridad pública en contra de amenazas tanto nacionales como extranjeras; ofrecer un liderazgo federal en la prevención y control de la delincuencia; buscar un castigo justo para aquellos culpables de comportamiento ilícito; administrar y hacer valer las leyes de inmigración de la nación justa y eficazmente; y garantizar la justa e imparcial administración de justicia para todos los estadounidenses.
The USCIS Legal Resources section provides information on laws, regulations and other authorities, including interpretations and policies that USCIS and other immigration-related components of the Department of Homeland Security follow.
Search for "Immigration Analysis." Includes Westlaw Immigration Daily Briefing, CQ Roll Call Washington Immigration Briefing, The Hill: Immigration, Practitioner Insights Commentaries: Immigration, and more. Only available in the library.