TITLE

Breaking the Law to be Within the Law

AUTHOR(S)
Lernatovych, Anya
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Duquesne Law Review;Winter2014, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p209
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the problem of sham marriages or fake marriage contracted for the sole purpose of obtaining legal status by the immigrants in the U.S. Topics discussed include the history of sham marriages in the U.S, congressional attempts to limit sham marriages and to improve the immigration system along with the implementation of the Immigration and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA) and the Marriage Fraud Amendments of 1986 (IMFA).
ACCESSION #
95464728

 

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