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 Collection: Congressional Research Service Reports
Refugee Assistance in the Foreign Aid Bill: Problems and Prospects
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Immigration of Agricultural Guest Workers: Policy, Trends, and Legislative Issues
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OSHA Reform: "Partnership" with Employers
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Immigration: Legislative Issues on Nonimmigrant Professional Specialty (H-1B) Workers
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Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 106th Congress
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Refugee Assistance in the Foreign Aid Bill: Problems and Prospects
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Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 106th Congress
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Immigration and Naturalization Service Reorganization and Related Legislative Proposals
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Refugee Admissions and Resettlement Policy: Facts and Issues
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Immigration Fundamentals
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Kosovo: Refugee Assistance and Temporary Resettlement
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Immigration and Naturalization Services's FY2000 Budget
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Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 105th Congress
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Immigration: Visa Entry/Exit Control System
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Immigration: Visa Entry/Exit Control System
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Immigration and Naturalization Service's FY1999 Budget
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Immigration: Nonimmigrant H-1B Specialty Worker Issues and Legislation
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Alien Eligibility for Public Assistance
This report discusses the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, which affected alien eligibility for federal, state, and local government assistance programs, both imposing and broadening restrictions on a number of immigration benefits and programs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs716/
The Nicaraguan Adjustment and Central American Relief Act: Hardship Relief and Long-Term Illegal Aliens
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Food Stamp Benefits for Legal Immigrants in P.L. 105-185
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Naturalization Trends, Issues, and Legislation
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Immigration-Related Provisions of Selected Bills on Religious Persecution
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Immigration: The "H-2A" Temporary Agricultural Worker Program
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Immigration: Visa Waiver Pilot Program
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Immigration: Adjustment to Permanent Residence Status under Section 245(i)
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Alien Eligibility for Public Assistance
This report discusses the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, which affected alien eligibility for federal, state, and local government assistance programs, both imposing and broadening restrictions on a number of immigration benefits and programs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs460/
Immigration: The New Affidavit of Support - Questions, Answers, and Issues
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Central American Asylum Seekers: Impact of 1996 Immigration Law
This report discuses issues related to the significant portion of the Central Americans affected by the IIRIRA revisions still have asylum cases pending and may obtain legal permanent residence by that avenue if they demonstrate a well-founded fear of persecution. The Attorney General also has the discretionary authority to grant blanket relief from deportation, but the discretionary forms of relief do not entail legal permanent residence. There is considerable interest in this issue in the 105th Congress, and the Senate passed by a vote of 99 to 1 an amendment to provide relief for certain Central Americans to the D.C. appropriations bill (S.1156). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs463/
Immigration: Reasons for Growth, 1981-1995
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Haiti: Efforts to Restore President Aristide, 1991-1994
This report tracks the efforts to restore to office President Aristide of Haiti between the years 1991-1994. During this period, the main U.S. foreign policy concern was the restoration of the democratic process to Haiti. Closely related to this was the issue of Haitians attempting to flee to the United States by boat. Congressional concerns focused on human rights, Haitian migration, socioeconomic conditions, and drug trafficking. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc26103/
Basic Questions on U.S. Citizenship and Naturalization
U.S. citizenship is conferred at birth under the principle of jus soli (nationality of place of birth) and the principle of jus sanguinis (nationality of parents). The U.S. Constitution states as a fundamental rule of jus soli citizenship that "all persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside." The exceptions to universal citizenship comprehended by the requirement that a person be born "subject to the jurisdiction thereof" include: (1) children born to a foreign sovereign or accredited diplomatic official; (2) children born on a foreign public vessel, such as a warship; (3) children born to an alien enemy in hostile occupation; and (4) native Indians. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc26024/
Immigration Issues and Legislation in the 98th Congress
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Refugee Act Reauthorization: Admissions and Resettlement Issues
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Social Security: Alien Beneficiaries
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The Immigration and Nationality Act: Questions and Answers
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A Brief History of U.S. Immigration Policy
U.S. immigration policy has been shaped not only by the perceived needs of this country, but by the needs and aspirations of the immigrants themselves. This report reviews the major streams of immigration to the United States in the context of the country's changing views of immigration. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs8492/