Thursday, January 9, 2014

5 Major Immigration Laws that the House Passed in an Election Year

As we consider the prospects for immigration reform in 2014 -- an election year, the Center for American Progress has an interesting list of five major election-year immigration laws passed by the House of Representatives  from the recent past:

1. The Immigration Reform and Control Act, or IRCA, of 1986

2. The Immigration Act of 1990

3. The Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act, or IIRAIRA, of 1996

4. The Legal Immigration Family Equity, or LIFE, Act and LIFE Act Amendments of 2000

5. The Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors, or DREAM, Act of 2010


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