The right of citizenship by naturalization was limited to "free white persons"
Banned the importation of women for "immoral purposes;" heavily impacted Chinese women attempting to enter the U.S.
Chinese Exclusion Act
The Geary Act extended the Chinese Exclusion Act for an additional 10 years and required all Chinese in the U.S. to carry a Certificate of Residence.
Magnuson Immigration Act
The repeal of the Exclusion Act allowed for 105 Chinese immigrants to enter the U.S. annually and allowed the Chinese to obtain citizenship by naturalization.
War Brides Act
This act allowed the wives of American GIs to immigrate to the U.S. without being included in the quota.
Abolished the discriminatory national origins quota system and granted 20,000 immigration spots per country in the eastern hemisphere. Family members could enter the country as non-quota immigrants, supporting family reunification.