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A selection of sources concerning legislation and different perspectives around the topic of immigration in the United States.

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Law and Legislation:
this tab covers sources about the legal aspects of Immigration.


Social Aspects:
this tab covers the societal views and includes breaking news.

Definition of Immigration



  1. the action of coming to live permanently in a foreign country.

    "patterns of immigration from the Indian sub-continent to Britain"

    • the place at an airport or country's border where government officials check the documents of people entering that country.

    • In the United States, an undocumented worker or undocumented immigrant is a foreign-born person who is not a permanent resident and is not a U.S. citizen. "Undocumented immigrant" may refer to a person whose immigration status is not resolved.

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