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Authority of the commissioner.
Board of Immigration Appeals.



101 Presumption of lawful admission. 103 Powers and duties of service officers. 204 Petition for immigrant status as a highly skilled person or as a minister. 205 Petition for immigrant status as relative of United States citizen, lawful

resident alien, or eligible orphan. 206 Revocation of approval of petitions. 211 Documentary requirements: immigrants; waivers. 212 Documentary requirements: nonimmigrants; waivers; admission of certain

inadmissible aliens; parole. 212a Admission of certain aliens to perform skilled or unskilled labor. 213 Admission of aliens on giving bond or cash deposit.

Nonimmigrant classes. 223 Reentry permits. 231 Arrival-departure manifests and lists; supporting documents. 232 Detention for examination to determine mental or physical defects. 233 Temporary removal for inspection. 235

Inspection of aliens applying for admission. 236 Exclusion of aliens. 237

Deportation of excluded aliens. 238 Contracts with transportation lines. 239 Special provisions relating to aircraft: designation of ports of entry for

aliens arriving by civil aircraft. 241 Judicial recommendations against deportation. 242 Proceedings to determine deportability of aliens in the United States:

apprehension, custody, hearing, and appeal. 243

Deportation of aliens in the United States. 244 Suspension of deportation and voluntary departure. 245 Adjustment of status of nonimmigrant to that of a person admitted for

permanent residence. 246 Rescission of adjustment of status. 247 Adjustment of status of certain resident aliens. 248 Change of nonimmigrant classification. 249 Creation of records of lawful admission for permanent residence. 250 Removal of aliens who have fallen into distress. 251 Arrival manifests and lists: supporting documents. 252 Landing of alien crewmen. 253 Parole of alien crewmen.

Part 264 265 274 280 282 287 289 292 299

Registration and fingerprinting of aliens in the United States.
Notices of address.
Aliens; bringing in and harboring.
Imposition and collection of fines.
Forms for sale to public.
Field officers; powers and duties.
American Indians born in Canada.
Representation and appearances.
Immigration forms.


306 Special classes of persons who may be naturalized : Virgin Islanders. 316a Residence, physical, presence and absence. 318 Pending deportation proceedings. 319 Special classes of persons who may be naturalized: spouses of United States

citizens. 322 Special classes of persons who may be naturalized: children of citizen parent. 323 Special classes of persons who may be naturalized: children adopted by

United States citizens. 324

Special classes of persons who may be naturalized: women who have lost

United States citizenship by marriage. 327 Special classes of persons who may be naturalized: persons who lost United

: States citizenship through service in armed forces of foreign country

during World War II. 328 Special classes of persons who may be naturalized: persons with three years

service in Armed Forces of the United States. 329 Special classes of



be naturalized: veterans of the United States Armed Forces who served during World War I or World War II

or enlisted under Act of June 30, 1950, as amended. 330 Special classes of



be naturalized: seamen. 332 Preliminary investigation of applicants for naturalization and witnesses. 332a Official forms.

Instruction and training in citizenship responsibilities: textbooks, schools,

organizations. 332c Photographic studios. 332d Designation of employees to administer oaths and take depositions. 333 Photographs. 334 Petition for naturalization. 334a Declaration of intention. 335 Preliminary examination on petitions for naturalization. 335a Transfer, withdrawal or failure to prosecute petition for naturalization.

Proof of qualifications for naturalization: witnesses; depositions. 335c Investigations of petitioners for naturalization. 336 Proceedings before naturalization court.

337 Oath of allegiance.
338 Certificate of naturalization.
339 Functions and duties of clerks of naturalization courts.
340 Revocation of naturalization.
341 Certificates of citizenship.
342 Administrative cancellation of certificates, documents, or records.
343 Certificate of naturalization or repatriation; persons who resumed citizen-

ship under section 323 of the Nationality Act of 1940, as amended, or

section 4 of the Act of June 29, 1906. 343a Naturalization and citizenship papers lost, mutilated, or destroyed; new

certificate in changed name; certified copy of repatriation proceedings. 343b Special certificate of naturalization for recognition by a foreign state. 343c Certifications from records. 344 Fees collected by clerks of court. 499 Nationality forms.

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the period shall run until the end of the next day which is neither a Sunday nor a legal holiday.

(i) The term “practice" means the act or acts of an attorney or representative in appearing in any case, either in person or through the filing of a brief or other document, paper, application, or petition on behalf of a client before an officer of the Service or the Board.

(j) The term “representative" means a person representing a religious, charitable, social-service, or similar organization established in the United States and recognized as such by the Board, or a person described in § 292.1 (b), (d), or (h) of this chapter. (Sec. 103, 66 Stat. 173; 8 U.S.C. 1103) (23 F.R. 9115, Nov. 26, 1958)

PART 1-DEFINITIONS $ 1.1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter:

(a) The terms defined in section 101 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (66 Stat. 163) shall have the meanings ascribed to them in that section and as supplemented, explained, and further defined in this chapter.

(b) The term “act” means the Immigration and Nationality Act (66 Stat. 163).

(c) The term “Service" means the Immigration and Naturalization Service.

(d) The term “Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization.

(e) The term “Board” means the Board of Immigration Appeals.

(f) The term “attorney” means any person who is a member in good standing of the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States or of the highest court of any State, territory, insular possession, or the District of Columbia, and is not under any order of any court suspending, enjoining, restraining, disbarring, or otherwise restricting him in the practice of law.

(g) Unless the context otherwise requires, the term "case" means any proceeding arising under any immigration law, Executive order, or Presidential proclamation, except that for the purposes of Part 292 of this chapter, a proceeding under Part 332 of this chapter shall not be regarded as a case.

(h) The term "day" when computing the period of time for taking any action provided in this chapter, including the taking of an appeal, shall include Sundays and legal holidays, except that when the last day of the period so computed falls on a Sunday or a legal holiday,


COMMISSIONER § 2.1 Authority of the Commissioner.

Without divesting the Attorney General of any of his powers, privileges, or duties under the immigration and naturalization laws, and except as to the Board, there is delegated to the Commissioner the authority of the Attorney General to direct the administration of the Service and to enforce the act and all other laws relating to the immigration and naturalization of aliens. The Commissioner may issue regulations as deemed necessary or appropriate for the exercise of any authority delegated to him by the Attorney General, and may redelegate any such authority to any other officer or employee of the Service. (Sec. 201, 66 Stat. 173; 8 U.S.C. 1103, Reorg. Plan No. 2 of 1950, 15 F.R. 3173, 3 CFR, 1950 Supp.) (23 F.R. 9117, Nov. 26, 1958)

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