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Immigration legislation

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emigration and immigration law -- United States,
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoyce C. Vialet
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1991, reel 9, fr. 0140
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination20 p.
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15458846M

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