us immigration policy

  • The naturalization act

    This act was a inited states federal law that created a system of controls for the naturalization process and penalties for fraudulent practices. president Ulyses S. Grant signed the law on july 14, 1870.
  • The page act

    the first act restricting immigration.
  • The chinese exclusion act

    First federal immigration law suspended Chinese immigration for 10 years and barred Chinese in U.S. from citizenship. Also barred convicts, lunatics, and others unable to care for themselves from entering. Head tax placed on immigrants.
  • the act of The Immigration Act of 1891

    established a Commissioner of Immigration in the Treasury Department.
  • The Geary act of 1892

    extended and strengthened the Chinese Exclusion Act.
  • immigration act 1903

    also called the Anarchist Exclusion Act, was a law of the United States regulating immigration
  • naturalization act of 1906

    signed into law by Theodore Roosevelt that revised the law from 1870 and required immigrants to learn English in order to become naturalized citizens. passed on 29, june, 1906. took effect september 27, 1906.
  • gentlemen’s agreement act of 1907

    Was an informal agreement between the united states and the empire of japan. the U.S would not impose restrictions on japanese immigration and Japan would not allow further emigration to the U.S. The goal was to reduce tensions between the two powerful Pacific nations.
  • immigration act of 1917

    was a law passed by Congress on February 5, 1917 that restricted the immigration of 'undesirables' from other countries, including "idiots, imbeciles, epileptics, alcoholics, poor, criminals, beggars, any person suffering attacks of insanity, those with tuberculosis, and those who have any form of dangerous contagious disease, aliens who have a physical disability that will restrict them from earning a living in the United States..., polygamists and anarchists, those who were against the organiz
  • immigration act of 1918

  • emergency quota act of 1921

    restricted immigration into the United States. Although intended as temporary legislation, the Act "proved in the long run the most important turning-point in American immigration policy because it added two new features to American immigration law.
  • the immigration act of 1924

    was a United States federal law that limited the annual number of immigrants who could be admitted from any country to 2% of the number of people from that country who were already living in the United States.
  • tydings McDuffie act of 1934

    was a United States federal law which provided for self-government of the Philippines and for Filipino independence from the United States after a period of ten years.
  • filipino repatriation act of 1935

    established a repatriation program for Filipinos living in the United States, by which they were provided free passage back to the Philippines.
  • bracero program from 1942-1964

    Bracero program was an agreement between the U.S. and Mexican governments that permitted Mexican citizens to take temporary agricultural work in the United States.