Numerical limits on immigration to the United States
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Numerical limits on immigration to the United States hearing before the Subcommittee on Immigration and Refugee Policy of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, second session, on numerical limits on immigration to the United States, January 25, 1982. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Immigration and Refugee Policy.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washinton .
Written in English



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  • Emigration and immigration law -- United States.,
  • Refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsKF26 .J8525 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 230 p. ;
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3142744M
LC Control Number82603532

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