5. Please discuss at least two public laws passed by Congress to regulate immigration in 1996. Welfare Act of 1996-the Commission advised against broad, categorical denial of public benefits to legal immigrants-the denial of supplemental security income and food stamps to legal residents-revised the public charge ground for admission by requiring a family-sponsored noncitizen to obtain a legally enforceable affidavit of support o (1)the sponsor must agree to support the alien and family at an annual income of not less than 125% of federal poverty guidelines, until such time that the alien becomes a naturalized United States citizen, or until the alien, their parents or spouse, has worked in the United States for forty qualifying quarters (i.e., ten years); o (2)the affidavit is legally enforceable against the executing sponsor by the sponsored alien, the federal government, any
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