Evolution Of U.S. Immigration Policy

October 1977
Congressional Digest;Oct77, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p227
Presents an article published in the Winter 1975-76 issue of the journal "I & N Reporter," a publication of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, concerning history of the U.S. immigration policy. Assessment of the nature of the first set of immigration laws enacted by the U.S. Congress; Overview of terms of the laws enacted by the U.S. Congress prior to 1820; Analysis of laws enacted by the U.S. between 1820 to 1880.


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