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

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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, codified under Title 8 of the United States Code (8 U.S.C. ch. 12), governs immigration to and citizenship in the United States. It has been in effect since June 27, 1952. Before this Act, a variety of statutes governed immigration law but were not organized within one body of text.

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82nd Congress (1951–1952)

Enacted on Jun 27, 1952

Pub.L. 82-414

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Last Updated: Jun 27, 1952