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H.R. 5678 (82nd): An Act to revise the laws relating to immigration, naturalization, and nationality; and for other purposes

About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 (Pub.L. 82–414, 66 Stat. 163, enacted June 27, 1952), also known as the McCarran–Walter Act, restricted immigration into the U.S. and is codified under Title 8 of the United States Code (8 U.S.C. ch. 12). The Act governs primarily immigration to and citizenship in the United States. It has been in effect since December 24, 1952. Before this Act, a variety of statutes governed immigration law but were not organized within one body of text.

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Sponsor and status

Introduced:

82nd Congress (1951–1952)

Status:

Enacted on Jun 27, 1952

Law:

Pub.L. 82-414

Source:

GPO FDSys – United States Statutes at Large