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My Immigration Reform Experience

  • Alien and Sedation acts of 1798

    Alien and Sedation acts of 1798
    -Allowed the president to deport any foreigner deemed dangerous.
    -Increased Residency Requirement from 5 to 14 years
    -Repelled in 1802 Citation:
    United States. Library of Congress. Alien and Sedition Acts. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Mar. 204. <
  • Chinese Exclusion act 1882

    Chinese Exclusion act 1882
    -Prohibited all immigrants that were Chinese laborers for 10 years
    -First time federal law prscribed entry from a certain entry group Citation:
    An act to execute certain treaty stipulations relating to the Chinese, May 6, 1882; Enrolled Acts and Resolutions of Congress, 1789-1996; General Records of the United States Government; Record Group 11; National Archives.
  • Naturalization Act of 1906

    Naturalization Act of 1906
    Revised the policy and required all immigrants to know English in order to become naturalized citizens Citation:
    "People Waiting Outside an Immigration and Naturalization Service Office." Federal Agency Profiles for Students. Ed. Kelle S. Sisung. Detroit: Gale Group, 1999. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 17 Mar. 2014.
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    Bracero Program

    The Bracero program was started because of a shortage of manual labor
  • McCarran–Walter Act

    McCarran–Walter Act
    The act abolished any racial restriction found in previous immigration acts
    And is stil in effect In Picture:Patrick McCarran
  • Operation Wetback

    Operation Wetback
    Deport every unlawful immigrant that had entered the U.S illegally due to the Bracero program
  • Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986

    Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986
    Allowed most unauthorized immigrants currently living in the United States to apply for legal status
    Requirements were:
    -prove that they lived and maintained a continuous physical presence in the U.S. since 1982
    -possess a clean criminal record
    -provide proof of registration within the Selective Service
    -meet minimal knowledge requirements in U.S. history, government and the English language In Picture: Prsident Reagan signing act
  • Arriving

    I arrived in the united states in November of 1999 I had just turned four and I had no idea what was happenning I just followed my grandmother
  • DREAM Act

    DREAM Act
    The Dream act was introduced.
    Requirements are:
    -entered the U.S before the age of 16
    -been present in the United States for at least five (5) consecutive years prior to enactment of the bill
    -graduated from a U.S high school, or have a GED, or been accepted into an institution of higher education
    -between the ages of 12 & 35
    -have good moral character Citation:
    "DREAM Act Supporters In Washington." UPI Photo Collection. 2010. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 17 Mar. 2014.
  • 9/11 Attacks

    9/11 Attacks
    After the 9/11 attacks immigration laws got tighter and urged border security esspecially with Mexico
  • Boston

    I went to Boston with my 6th grade class and it was the first time that my mom had truly explained my situation.
  • SOTU

    The presidents first State of the Union immigration reform promise.
    "we should continue the work of fixing our broken immigration system, to secure our borders, and enforce our laws, and ensure that everyone who plays by the rules can contribute to our economy and enrich our nations." Citation:
    "President Obama Delivers State Of The Union Speech In Washington." UPI Photo Collection. 2011. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 17 Mar. 2014
  • Arizona SB 1070

    Arizona SB 1070
    The Arizona Act or "The Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act" . Required Aliens to carry required documents with them and for officers to ask for them if there is "reasonable suspicion" not for any specific activity.
  • DACA

    Deffered action for Childhood arrivals was introduced.
    -1.7 million potentiall eligable
    -4.4 million undocumented immigrants under the age of 30
    -500,000 have already applied
  • Obtaining DACA status

    Obtaining DACA status
    I applied for DACA and it was a long and expensive process. It required fingerprints, meetings with lawyers and finding documents that needed to be sent to the FBI.
  • Colorado Asset Bill

    Colorado Asset Bill
    Hickenlooper signs ASSET Bill for in-state tuition for undocumented students.
  • Started applying for college

    I started applying for college when I came across some struggles
    I had no money and couldn't apply for federal aid and many other scholarhips.
    Most colleges would only accept me as an international student which means that tuition would be a lot higher.
  • PEW Announcement

    PEW Announcement
    PEW Research center announces that Hispanic and Asian americans are more worried about deportation relief than path to citizenship.
  • Applying for FAFSA

    I found out that I could apply for FAFSA solely for the universities to have my education.