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Amendments to U.S. Immigration Law Mixed for Central Americans

LADB Article ID: 54950
Category/Department: Region
Date: 1997-12-11
By: LADB Staff

In mid-November, US President Bill Clinton ratified substantial changes to the 1996 immigration law, thus granting automatic residency to about 150,000 Nicaraguans, while making it easier for about 250,000 Salvadorans and Guatemalans to obtain "green cards" through the courts.

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