White House Office of Records Management Subject Files: Immigration (IM)

File Code Description Research

Immigration - Naturalization (23.5 linear feet; boxes 1-52 & 1 OA Box)
This primary subject category contains material relating to the administration of immigration and naturalization laws relating to the admission, exclusion, registration and deportation of aliens resident in the United States.  Material within this category concerns information regarding foreigners requesting Visas to visit or remain in the United States.  The category also includes materials on Reagan Administration immigration and naturalization policy; political asylum policies; the SAVE Program (Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements); the influx of refugees from Haiti, Cuba, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and other countries; the efforts of the administration to influence Soviet Union policies regarding the emigration of individuals and families to the United States and Israel; the deportation of suspected Nazi war criminals; the Immigration Act of 1985; Presidential proclamations suspending temporary visits of Cuban and Panamanian officials; and efforts to control illegal immigration.



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