Authored by Erica Mohai
Verification & Record Keeping Requirements-Summary of House Report 99-1000 (1986).
San Antonio Express Article- December 30, 1984
The Arthur Endres Collection controlled by the Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) contains government documents concerning immigration. CMS came into possession of the collection in the 1980s. The collection consists of documents Endres created or used during his tenure (1973-1989) as counsel for the United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees, and International Law. Continue reading
Authored by Darya Betin
Front page of a public opinion brochure on immigration created by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (F.A.I.R.)
The Arthur P. Endres Collection, owned by the Center for Migration Studies in New York City, showcases a large body of documents from Endres’ time as Counsel to the Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees, and International Law from 1973 to 1989. Immigration policy was and continues to be one of the most divisive issues in our nation’s history. As Karen Tumulty noted in a Washington Post article on February 3, 2013, millions of people, many of whom are illegal immigrants and who have lived in the United States for years, seek to be heard and to have their status legalized as a recognition of the service they have provided to this country. By the very definition of their status, these individuals are disenfranchised and depend on lawmakers to plead their cases. The other side of the debate argues against their presence or any possibility of legalizing their status. Both sides attempt to convince the government of the justness of their cause by relying on the power of accurate and relevant information and data. Continue reading