Preliminary Report

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[Executive Office of the President], The Committee, 1976 - Aliens - 295 pages

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Page 23 - States to perform temporary services or labor, if unemployed persons capable of performing such service or labor cannot be found in this country...
Page 77 - General shall have power without warrant — (1) to interrogate any alien or person believed to be an alien as to his right to be or to remain in the United States ; (2) to arrest any alien who in his presence or view is entering or attempting to enter the United States in violation of any law or regulation...
Page 78 - States ; (3) within a reasonable distance from any external boundary of the United States, to board and search for aliens any vessel within the territorial waters of the United States and any railway car, aircraft, conveyance, or vehicle, and within a distance of twenty-five miles from any such external boundary to have access to private lands, but not dwellings, for the purpose of patrolling the border to prevent the illegal entry of aliens into the United States...
Page 6 - Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me. I lift my lamp beside the golden door!
Page 78 - States; and (4) to make arrests for felonies which have been committed and which are cognizable under any law of the United States regulating the admission, exclusion, or expulsion of aliens, if he has reason to believe that the person so arrested is guilty of such felony and if there is likelihood of the person escaping before a warrant can be obtained for his arrest...
Page 58 - Every alien shall be presumed to be an immigrant until he establishes to the satisfaction of the consular officer, at the time of application for a visa, and the immigration officers, at the time of application for admission, that he is entitled to a nonimmigrant status under section 101 (a) (15).
Page 196 - ... aid to dependent children." Federal grants in connection with a State plan for this category of public assistance are for the purpose of encouraging the care of dependent children in their own homes by enabling the State to furnish financial assistance, rehabilitation, and other services to needy dependent children and the parents or relatives with whom they live. The aid is to help maintain and strengthen family life...
Page 77 - To arrest any alien in the United States if he has reason to believe that the alien so arrested is in the United States in violation of any such law or regulation, and is likely to escape before a warrant can be obtained for his arrest; This number includes so-called "turnbacks," persons who approach the port and do not have proper documentation at that time.
Page 252 - Foreign Students from Violating the Conditions of Their Entry and Stay While in the United States...
Page 15 - Sixth preference: Skilled and unskilled workers in occupations for which labor is in short supply in the United States.

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