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AsAm final preparation Winter 2016 The final exam will take place on Tuesday, March 15, at 7:30pm. The exam will included three parts: Multiple choice questions (40%); Identifications (20%); and essays (40%). The following sample questions are designed to help you prepare for the exam. Please arrive at 7:20pm. Identifications: War Brides Acts The 1945 (Chinese- dependence on WW2 Vet) act and 1947 amendment The War Brides Act (Public Law 271) was enacted on December 28, 1945, to allow alien spouses, natural children, and adopted children of members of the United States Armed Forces, "if admissible," to enter the U.S. as non-quota immigrants after World War II. The 1945 Act only exempted military spouses and dependents from the quotas established by the Immigration Act of 1924 and the mental and health standards otherwise in force. Because the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act were repealed by the Magnuson Act in 1943, Chinese was the main Asian group to benefit from the law.[4] Exclusion of Filipinos and Asian Indians were repealed in 1946. A 1947 amendment of the War Brides Act removed the term "if admissible," making it possible for Japanese and Korean wives of American soldiers to immigrate -Notes - 1945 Chinese , 1965 no quota, 5. The End of Asian Exclusion: The McCarran-Walter Act , 1952 (target jap + Koreans) -Also known as the Immigration and Nationality act of 1952 - Resiticted immigration into the U.S. The Act governs primarily immigration to and citizenship in the United States. It has been in effect since December 24, 1952. VOLAGs - Southeast Asain Refugees Migration - 1. First wave, came following the fall of Saigon in 1975 - a. 13,000 admitted under Ford’s “parole” power - b. Initial stops: from Subic Bay in the Philippines, Wake Island, Guam
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c. In the U.S.: four reception centers d. Sponsorships through voluntary agencies (VOLAGs) -2. Second Wave - a. Boat people from Vietnam b. Land people from Cambodia and Laos c. First asylum: Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Hong Kong - Wikipedia - This term refers to any of the nine U.S. private agencies and one state agency that have cooperative agreements with the State Department to provide reception and placement services for refugees arriving in the United States - Religious affiliated Japanese (50 k) and Korean (6k after Vietnam war) warbrides (background is ID #1) - A 1947 amendment of the War Brides Act removed the term "if admissible," making it possible for Japanese and Korean wives of American soldiers to immigrate. - Japanese War Brides v Japanese Americans - So, Japanese war brides were typically condemned as prostitutes by their own communities and shunned as enemy aliens by their new neighbors in America. Scattered across the country, and often in difficult marriages, they never formed a cohesive community or support network, - Korean War Brides - In America most were thought as prostitutes. Were not allowed in Korean American communities.
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  • Winter '08
  • ZHAO
  • World War II, History of immigration to the United States, United States federal immigration and nationality legislation, War Brides Act

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