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    Effective Immigration Controls

    Witnesses testified about proposed legislation to strengthen immigration laws. Among the issues they addressed were fighting terrorism by increasing security on the nation’s…

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    Naturalization Practices

    Subcommittee members heard testimony concerning alleged problems, discrepancies and irregularities in how many legal immigrants are naturalized. They focused on areas such as how they…

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    Immigration and Naturalization Service

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from the INS commissioner concerning the management and efficiency of the agency and also its openness with congressional oversight bodies. The…

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    Welfare for Legal Immigrants

    Administration officials and others testified about the use of welfare programs by immigrants in the U.S. This subcommittee approved a bill in 1995 which would deny legal immigrants…

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    U.S. Immigration Policy

    The subcommittee heard testimony on legislation that would stiffen the U.S. immigration policy against fraud and the immigration of terrorists. The hearing came in the wake of the…

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    Status of Chinese Students in America, Part 1

    The hearing was held to study Chinese students in America and human rights in China. The subcommittee heard from members of Congress that have offered legislation to assist Chinese…

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    Central American Immigrants

    Committee ordered favorably reported the nominations of several Ambassadorial appointees, including that of Donald Phinney Gregg, of Maryland, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Korea.

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