The Commission was established by Public Law 95-412 (passed Oct. 5, 1978) with the charge “to study and evaluate…existing laws, policies, and procedures governing the admission of immigrants and refugees to the United States and to make such administrative and legislative recommendations to the President and to the Congress as are appropriate. The Commission submitted its final report on March 1, 1981.
Papers of the Select Commission on Immigration and Refugee Policy
Microfilm collection. Guide
Report of the U.S. Select Commission on Immigration and Refugee Policy : a critical analysis
Prepared by the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California, San Diego (1983).
Selected readings on U.S. immigration policy and law : a compendium
"...prepared at the request of Senator Edward M. Kennedy, chairman, Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, for the use of the Select Commission on Immigration and Refugee Policy ; prepared by the Congressional Research Service" (1980)
U.S. immigration policy and the national interest : the final report and recommendations of the Select Commission on Immigration and Refugee Policy with supplemental views by commissioners, March 1, 1981.