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Immigration Law Research

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Proquest History Vault's Immigration Records of the INS, 1880-1930 presents the investigations made during the massive immigration wave at the turn of the 20th century. The files cover Asian immigration, especially Japanese and Chinese migration, to California, Hawaii, and other states; Mexican immigration to the U.S. from 1906-1930; and European immigration. There are also extensive files on the INS's regulation of prostitution and white slavery and on suppression of radical aliens. The INS Immigration Records cover: Asian Immigration and Exclusion, 1906-1913; Asian Immigration and Exclusion, 1898-1941; Mexican Immigration, 1906-1930; Ellis Island, 1900-1933; European Investigations, 1898-1936; Prostitution and White Slavery, 1902-1933; Suppression of Aliens, 1906-1930; Voices from Ellis Island: An Oral History of American Immigration

     ProQuest Legislative Insight contains the legislative history of numerous federal immigration laws.


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