This handy text sets forth an overview of the history of immigration laws and a discussion of the current law concerning entry of aliens into the United States under various statutes. The rights and obligations of the alien, including issues of entry and admission, exclusion employment, naturalization, and deportation are discussed. A Glossary is included along with an Appendix providing sample documents and applicable statutes. The Legal Almanac series serves to educate the general public on a variety of legal issues pertinent to everyday life and to keep readers informed of their rights and remedies under the law. Each volume in the series presents an explanation of a specific legal issue in simple, clearly written text, making the Almanac a concise and perfect desktop reference tool. All volumes provide state-by-state coverage. Selected state statutes are included, as are important case law and legislation, charts and tables for comparison.