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Week 5: US immigration History



Mindmap of US immigration history

1890 - How the Other Half Lives - Jacob Riis


US Immigration Legislation Online
  • 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act
  • 1892 Geary Act (extends Chinese exclusion act additional 10 years)
  • 1892 Wong Wing v. United States (Bill of Rights Protects Illegal Aliens as well)
  • 1917 Immigration Act (aka Asiatic Barred Zone Act)
  • 1924 Immigration Act (aka Johnson-Reed Act)
  • 1943 Magnuson Act (repeal the Chinese Exclusion Act)
  • 1943 Bracero Program
  • 1945 War Brides Act
  • 1952 Immigration and Nationality Act (McCarran Walter Act)
  • 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act (Hart-Cellar Act)


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