Immigration reform in the United States continues to be a topic of intense debate. Issues include the implementation of border patrols, concerns about acculturation and assimilation, the use of identity cards, and the question of amnesty programs for the nearly 12 million undocumented people living in the United States.
The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 gave legal residency to undocumented immigrants living in the United States at that time. How many people gained residency through this act?
A. 1.7 million
B. 2.7 million
C. 3.7 million
D. 4.7 million
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