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Immigration to the United States

Read about the causes and effects of immigration in the United States from the Colonial era to today.
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Immigration From About
Want to know what's going on with immigration today? Check out About's site for Immigration and read about the latest events and laws.

Chinese Exclusion Act
Enacted in 1882, this restricted the flow of Chinese into this country, and I quote "in the opinion of the Government of the United States the coming of Chinese laborers to this country endangers the good order of certain localities." Amazing. 

Chinese Immigration and the Chinese in the United States
Check out this informative site provided by the National Archives and Records Administration. Read the restrictive actions taken by the American Government to curtail Chinese immigration from 1882 to 1943.

Ellis Island
The History Channel presents this awesome gateway exploring the place where over 12 million immigrants entered America.

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