• 1795 Naturalization Act

    All white people of good chacter who lived in us for 5 years can be citizens.
  • 1819 Steerage Act

    Made rules for shipe bringing people to the u.s.
  • 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chineese people could no longer immigrate to america.
  • 1885 Contract Labor Law

    American organizations couldnt engage in labor contracts with immigrants before they immigrated
  • 1941 Wartime Measure acct

    People in power could refuse any visa or temporary work visa, thereby denying admission to the US. if they felt like they could be dangerous
  • 2006 Secure Fence Act

    Bush allowd homeland securiety to have full power over the us mexico border to help stop immigration. Put up physical boarder.