U.S Immagration

  • Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882

    No Chinese Laborer could enter the United States for 10 years.
  • Quota Act

    Immagration from any country is limited to 2 percent of its total numbers in the 1890 census.
  • Immigration Act

    Introduced a quota system by country: Each countrys immigrants were limited 2 percent of forgein-born residents from that country listed in the U.S. Census of 1890.
  • Immigration Reform Act

    Ambolishing the quota system based on natinonal origin.
  • Immigration Reform and Control Act

    Reagan wanted to slow illegal immigration by punishing employers who knowingly hired undocumented immigrants.
  • Immigration Act of 1990

    increased the limits on legal immigration to the United States, revised all grounds for exclusion and deportation, authorized temporary protected status to aliens of designated countries, revised and established new nonimmigrant admission categories, revised and extended the Visa Waiver Pilot Program, and revised naturalization authority and requirements.[
  • Immigration Reform Act of 1996

    This act states that immigrants unlawfully present in the United States for 180 days but less than 365 days must remain outside the United States for three years unless they obtain a pardon. If they are in the United States for 365 days or more, they must stay outside the United States for ten years unless they obtain a waiver. If they return to the United States without the pardon, they may not apply for a waiver for a period of ten years.
  • Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007

    was a bill discussed in the 110th United States Congress that would have provided legal status and a path to citizenship for the approximately 12 million illegal immigrants residing in the United States.
  • 1790

    Passed a law defining who could become a citizen if a person was not born here: Citizenship was possible only for someone who was "a free white person".
  • 1880 and 1920

    When 25 millon immagrants arrived.