The Immigration and Nationality Act: Questions and Answers

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The basic United States law governing immigration and naturalization is contained in the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, as amended (8 U.S.C. 1101 -- et seq.). This report provides questions and answers to explain the way in which the Immigration and Nationality Act as amended through 1981 regulates the entry of aliens for permanent and temporary residence in the United States, and other major provisions of the law. Emphasis is placed on subjects which have been of particular interest to the Congress in recent years. This supersedes CRS Report No. 81-65 EPW.

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Vialet, Joyce March 11, 1982.

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The basic United States law governing immigration and naturalization is
contained in the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, as amended (8 U.S.C.
1101 -- et seq.). This report provides questions and answers to explain
the way in which the Immigration and Nationality Act as amended through
1981 regulates the entry of aliens for permanent and temporary residence in the
United States, and other major provisions of the law. Emphasis is placed on
subjects which have been of particular interest to the Congress in recent years.
This supersedes CRS Report No. 81-65 EPW.

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21 Pages.

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Vialet, Joyce. The Immigration and Nationality Act: Questions and Answers, report, March 11, 1982; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs8507/: accessed June 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.