immigration timeline

  • Germany

    Around 1670 the first significant group of Germans came to the colonies, mostly settling in Pennsylvania and New York. In 1709 a group known as the Palatines made the journey from the Palatinate region of Germany.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Americans were fearing that labor from other countries such as China would over run all of the labor jobs here in America. It was made illigeal to immigrate to america if you were chinese
  • Chinese War Bride Act

    Replaced the chinese exclusion act and in turn allowed chinese citizens to migrate so that veterans and citizens can have their wives.
  • Mexican Immigration

    Mexican immigration is becoming harder and harder in the US. And with one of the main points in the current election for 2016 is immigration.