Legal immigration legislation in the 101st Congress
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Legal immigration legislation in the 101st Congress comparison of Senate-passed S. 358, H.R. 672, and H.R. 2448 with existing law by

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


  • Emigration and immigration law -- United States,
  • Naturalization -- United States,
  • Citizenship -- United States

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Edition Notes

StatementJoyce C. Vialet
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1989-90, reel 2, fr. 00705
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15457673M

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