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go directly to report, HTML _ RS20279 - Immigration and Naturalization Service Reorganization and Related Legislative Proposals
19-Jun-2000; William Krouse; 5 p.
Abstract: The Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), with a current annual budget of $4.3 billion, is the primary agency charged with enforcing the nation's immigration law. Regulating immigration can be viewed as having two basic components: stemming illegal immigration (enforcement) and facilitating .... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Population, Risk & Reform, Federal Agencies
901 
go directly to report, PDF _ IB96026 - Population Assistance and Family Planning Programs: Issues for Congress
26-May-2005; Larry Nowels; 18 p.
Update: June 2, 2005 Most Recent Developments: On April 5, the Senate adopted (52-46) an amendment by Senator Boxer to S. 600, the Foreign Affairs Authorization Act, that would effectively overturn the Bush Administration's ¨Mexico City¨ policy. This policy, which had been in place during the Reag.... [expand]  [read report]
Abstract: Since 1965, United States policy has supported international population planning based on principles of volunteerism and informed choice that gives participants access to information on all methods of birth control. This policy, however, has generated contentious debate for over two decades, resulti.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: General Interest, Population, International
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go directly to report, PDF _ IB10050 - AIDS in Africa
12-May-2005; Raymond W. Copson; 19 p.
Update: June 2, 2005 MOST RECENT DEVELOPMENTS: Senator Frist introduced S. 850 on April 19, 2005, to authorize a Global Health Corps that would send U.S. health volunteers abroad and expand the availability of health care personnel, items, and related services. That same day, the National Academies' Institu.... [expand]  [read report]
Abstract: Sub-Saharan Africa has been more severely affected by AIDS than any other part of the world. The United Nations reports that 25.4 million adults and children are infected with the HIV virus in the region, which has about 10% of the world's population but nearly 64% of the worldwide total of infected.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: International, Population, Risk & Reform
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go directly to report, PDF _ RS20279 - Immigration and Naturalization Service Reorganization and Related Legislative Proposals
7-May-2001; William Krouse; 6 p.
Abstract: The Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), with a current annual budget of $5.0 billion, is the primary agency charged with enforcing the nation?s immigration law. Regulating immigration can be viewed as having two basic components: stemming illegal immigration (enforcement) and facilitating .... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Population, Federal Agencies
902 
go directly to report, PDF _ RL30793 - Health in Developing Countries: The U.S. Response
27-Feb-2001; Lois McHugh; 16 p.
Abstract: P.L. 106-429, the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs appropriates $963 million for Child Survival and Disease program activities. Of this amount, Congress directed $295 million for child survival and maternal health, $300 million for HIV/AIDS, $125 million for other infectiou.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Population, International
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go directly to report, HTML _ RL30852 - Immigration of Agricultural Guest Workers: Policy, Trends, and Legislative Issues
15-Feb-2001; Ruth Wasem, Geoffrey Collver; 19 p.
Update: August 23, 2001
Previous releases:
/NLE/CRSreports/Agriculture/ag-102.cfm
.... [expand]  [read report]
Abstract: Proposals to revise U.S. immigration policy on agricultural guest workers are coming from various perspectives, and several major bills have already been introduced in the 107 th Congress. Though bills were debated but not enacted in recent Congresses, now reform appears to have more momentum. Presi.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Agriculture, Population, Legislative
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go directly to report, HTML _ IB98016 - Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 105th Congress
12-Feb-1999; Joyce Vialet; 14 p.
Abstract: Immigration legislation enacted and considered in the 105th Congress can be divided into three categories: (1) legislation prompted by the major immigration and welfare legislation enacted in the 104th Congress; (2) legislation in response to the expiration dates of existing provisions; and (3) legi.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Population
896 
go directly to report, HTML _ 97-230 - Immigration: Reasons for Growth, 1981-1995
12-Feb-1997; Joyce Vialet; 6 p.
Abstract: Legal immigration to the United States has increased sharply in recent years, and shows no signs of slowing down. The question of why immigration has grown so rapidly and the implications of this growth for the future are expected to be issues in the 105th Congress. Primarily because of legislation .... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Population
889 
go directly to report, PDF _ RL30395 - Farm Labor Shortages and Immigration Policy
9-Feb-2004; Linda Levine; 20 p.
Update: August 18, 2004

Previous release:
/NLE/CRSreports/Agriculture/ag-111.pdf
/NLE/CRSreports/RL30395.pdf
.... [expand]  [read report]
Abstract: The connection between farm labor and immigration policies reemerged as an issue in the Congress and was under discussion by the Bush and Fox Administrations before the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. President Bush?s remarks in December 2003 about a broad-based temporary foreign worker pro.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Agriculture, Population, Economics & Trade
354 
go directly to report, PDF _ 98-918 - Immigration Fundamentals
9-Feb-1999; Joyce Vialet
Abstract: (Formerly 95-56) Immigration to the United States is regulated by Federal law. The basic U.S. law, the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), was enacted in 1952 and significantly amended since, most recently by the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996. The INA defines.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Population
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