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    • Alien Smuggling: Recent Legislative Developments 

      Kim, Yule (2008-05-22)
      [Excerpt] The primary statutory provision proscribing alien smuggling is §274 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). INA §274 proscribes a broad spectrum of activities that would aid aliens to enter and live within ...
    • Birthright Citizenship Under the 14th Amendment of Persons Born in the United States to Alien Parents 

      Lee, Margaret Mikyung (2010-08-12)
      [Excerpt] Some proponents of immigration reform have advocated either constitutional or statutory amendments to limit automatic citizenship upon birth in the United States so that persons born in the United States to parents ...
    • Border Security: Immigration Enforcement Between Ports of Entry 

      Rosenblum, Marc R. (2012-01-06)
      [Excerpt] Border enforcement is a core element of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS’s) effort to control illegal migration, with the U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) within the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection ...
    • Border Security: Immigration Inspections at Ports of Entry 

      Seghetti, Lisa (2014-10-31)
      This report reviews the legislative history of immigration inspections requirements and the entry-exit system. The report then describes the implementation of these provisions, including pre-travel screening, primary and ...
    • Border Security: The Role of the U.S. Border Patrol 

      Nunez-Neto, Blas (2008-11-20)
      [Excerpt] The United States Border Patrol (USBP) has a long and storied history as our nation’s first line of defense against unauthorized migration. Today, the USBP’s primary mission is to detect and prevent the entry of ...
    • Border Security: Understanding Threats at U.S. Borders 

      Rosenblum, Marc R.; Bjelopera, Jerome P.; Finklea, Kristin M. (2013-02-21)
      [Excerpt] The United States confronts a wide array of threats at U.S. borders, ranging from terrorists who may have weapons of mass destruction, to transnational criminals smuggling drugs or counterfeit goods, to unauthorized ...
    • Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification 

      Bruno, Andorra (2013-03-19)
      [Excerpt] The policy issues discussed here may be especially important to consider in the context of proposals to require most or all employers to participate in E-Verify or another electronic employment eligibility ...
    • The Impact of Illegal Immigration on the Wages and Employment Opportunities of Black Workers 

      United States Commission on Civil Rights (2010-08-01)
      [Excerpt] The United States Commission on Civil Rights (Commission) is pleased to transmit this report, The Impact of Illegal Immigration on the Wages and Employment Opportunities of Black Workers. A panel of experts briefed ...
    • Unauthorized Aliens’ Access to Federal Benefits: Policy and Issues 

      Wasem, Ruth Ellen (2008-05-21)
      [Excerpt] Federal law bars aliens residing without authorization in the United States from most federal benefits; however, there is a widely held perception that many unauthorized aliens obtain such benefits. The degree ...