Important events regarding US Immigration by Giselle

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Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Timeline U.S Congress bans the importation of slavery it makes it illegal to bring any more slaves from Africa to the U.S.
Irish potato famine Worst Year of Irish Potato Famine Irish immigrants came to America, running away from starvation.
Vote button Election Year Many people elected into Congress were from the Know Nothing Party, they were an Anti-Immigration Political Party.
Timeline Homestead Act gave 160 acres of land to anyone who promised to live there for 5 years.
Timeline Anti-Coolie Act This act came out of California, it excludes the chinese from migrating.
Transcontinental railroad map wiki Transcontinental Railroad More and more Chinese and Irish immigrants came to help build the the railroad.
Timeline Immigration Act of 1882 changes tax on immigratns, makes different categories of people ilegible.
Timeline Chinese Exclusion Act No more Chinese immigrants were allowed to come into America for 10 years.
Liberty Dedication of Statue of Liberty encourages immigration
Timeline Anarchist Exclusion Act in response to McKinley'a assasination.
Timeline Expatriation Act Any American women who married a foreigner would lose her citizenship.
Army Jones-Shafroth offers Puerto Ricans the chance to gain citizenship if they join the military.
Read Immigration Act of 1917 requires immigrants being able to read, it was a way of limiting immigration.
Timeline Emergency Quota Act It was only allowed that 3% of the population immigrants in the U.S could migrate the next year.
Greencard Alien Registrstion Act Demanded that all aliens had to register and carry a greencard.
Helps McCarran-Walter Act It allows more Asians to come in, but if you had specific skills it put you at the front of the line.
Imagescail99zz Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 First time the U.S tries to limit immigration from Mexico.
Timeline Immigration and Reform Control Act It forgivers immigrants for coming in illigally, but makes it illegal to hire an illegal alien.
Timeline Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act Makes ir harder for immigrants to get into U.S. under humanitarian conditions.
Passport 20cover USA Patriot Act Created Homeland Security Department, requires people leaving the country to have an updated passport.
License533 Real I.D. Act Attempt to strengthen Patriot Act, state must have a standardized form of licence and I.D.
Stop sb1070 t shirt p235282872053588400cbhc 400 Arizona Immigration Law Makes immigration a state crime, it is trespassing. Turned a federal power into the hands of the states.