Legal immigration to the United States
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Legal immigration to the United States a demographic analysis of fifth preference visa admissions : a staff report by John M Goering

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


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

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Statementprepared for the use of the Subcommittee on Immigration and Refugee Affairs, Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate
SeriesS. prt -- 100-34
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Immigration and Refugee Affairs
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 89 p. ;
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13610296M

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