Immigration laws establish a visa system for individuals from other countries who wish to enter the United States for a limited period of time, according to Additionally, these laws establish the criteria and pro... More » Government & Politics Immigration

The websites of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services and the United States Department of State display overviews of immigration laws. The Legal Information Institute of Cornell University and the American I... More » Government & Politics Immigration

Laws covering immigration in the United States include family-based immigration, employment-based immigration, refugees and asylees, a diversity visa program, humanitarian relief and U.S. citizenship, states the American... More » Government & Politics Immigration
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