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history of xenophobes
⟶ Updated 6 Nov 2019 ⟶
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1849 america's first anti-immigration political party (know-nothing party) forms.
1892 ellis island, the first federal immigration station, opened its doors
1924 united states border patrol was established
Immigration Act of 1924 new immigration nationality quotas favored those from northern and western europe
Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965 outlined increased caps of immigrants from every country. less immigrants were allowed into the nation
Simpson-Mazzoli Act of 1986 amnesty was granted to three million illegal immigrants
2001 dream act proposed and rejected
2002 homeland security act was introduced by the department of homeland security to prevent terrorism in the united states
2010 dream act passed
2017 first mention of the travel ban by the trump administration
2018 updated travel ban with seven additional countries
Naturalization Act of 1790 highlighted the first rules to acquire citizenship in the united states. states that one must live in the united states for years before citizenship was granted.
Chinese Exclusion Act (1882 - 1952) this act, passed in 1882, barred chinese immigrants from entering the united states. was repealed by the mccarran-walter act of 1952.
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