Dear Congressman Abbitt

“Dear Congressman Abbitt”

Virginians and National Politics, 1948-1973

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This bill, introduced by Abbitt in the House of Representatives, was meant to provide for the relief of Harry George Kotsimipoulos (also known as Theo Haris Cotsimopoulos). For the purposes of the Immigration and Nationality Act, the bill proposed to…

Within a personal appeal to Abbitt regarding an immigration case, this "resume" of the immigrant himself typed by the U.S. House of Representatives is included in the overall file. The use of the word "resume" reflects the importance of professional…

This list of benefits available to immigrants, specifically those pertaining to children and exclusion waivers, was sent to Abbitt by Chairman Emanuel Celler as a guide to use when responding to individual requests in the district. These benefits are…

This visa office bulletin from 1965 issued by the U.S. Department of State presents the symbols to be used in issuing United States visas to nonimmigrants, immigrants, immigrants (preference classes), and immigrants (nonpreference). The document…

This document is the official public law, known as the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 or the Hart-Celler Act, that abolished the National Origins Formula that had controlled U.S. Immigration since 1921. This act replaced the national quota…

This document produced by the U.S. Department of Labor provided a clear outline of the preference system created under the 1965 Amendment to the Immigration and Nationality Act. The Bureau of Employment Security within the U.S. Department of Labor…
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