"If the 113th Congress takes up comprehensive immigration reform (CIR), many maintain that revision of the legal immigration system should be one of the major components of a CIR proposal. This primer on legal permanent immigration law, policies...
"This report is a chart book of selected immigration trends that touch on the main elements of comprehensive immigration reform (CIR). Most policymakers agree that the main issues in CIR include increased border security and immigration enforcement...
Unauthorized Aliens Residing in the United States: Estimates Since 1986
Ruth Ellen Wasem, Specialist in Immigration Policy, Congressional Research Service
September 22, 2011
RL33874 - CRS Report for Congress - Prepared for Members and Committees...