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Illegal Immigration Frameworks

What is the legal framework relating to the issue of illegal immigation? Post 250-300 words and reference.

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Illegal Immigration: Legal framework

What governs the issue of illegal immigration in the US? The normative legal framework that governs migration of peoples in the world are enacted by national Constitutions and legislative branches of government. In the US, the Federal laws govern immigration (which automatically covers illegal immigration issues) and the laws that have the most say on issues of illegal immigration include Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 and the 1996 Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act. There had been varied Federal laws in place since the 18th century beginning with the Naturalization Act of 1790 which allowed citizenships to white men of 'good moral character' only. In 2005, the Border Protection, Anti-terrorism and Illegal Immigration Control Act was passed in Congress but was rejected in the Senate, it would have resolved the worsening issue of illegal immigration and would have provided a path to citizenship for the 11.5-12 million illegal immigrants in the US (GAO, 2006). Additionally, Section 1325 of the US Code, Title 8, was deemed by the senate enough to confront the illegal immigration issue - they believed that the problem is in implementation ...

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The legal framework behind illegal immigration is tackled and explored in this solution. References are listed; a Word version is attached.