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

Canadian immigration laws provide for several classes of immigrants, including business, family and refugee, and in some cases allows immigration for humanitarian reasons, notes the Library of Congress. Laws regarding wh... More » Government & Politics Immigration

It is possible to find information on the most up-to-date immigration laws by visiting the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website. The USCIS website is divided into several sections that address varying immigr... More » Government & Politics Law
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