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Immigration Law 1 The Effects of Immigration Laws Mary Bradley COM/150 Melissa Hussain 5/5/2011
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Immigration Law 2 The Effects of Immigration Laws Inside of The Statue of Liberty is a poem that has this famous quotation within it “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free” It has been said that the Statue of Liberty is the doorway for all immigrants arriving into the United States of America. The Statue of Liberty poem, as it is known was written by Emma Lazarus. The name of it is The New Colossus. Emma wrote the poem in 1883. To enhance the Statue of Liberty’s image as a symbol of freedom and opportunity at the base inscribed is the poem. The meaning of the welcome message has changed because of immigration laws and law changes. Some Americans may say immigration law need to changed , but for the immigrants trying to reach the shores of America may disagree. Immigrants disagree of the continual law changes because with change comes harsher limitations, restrictions, and discrimination. Immigrants came searching for the America dream. Many came to escape poverty and persecution. They yarned to practice their religion freely. They came to have a better life for them and their families. The United States of America welcomed them, and made becoming a citizen fast and simple at first; but there were restrictions. In 1790 the Naturalization Act formulated. The naturalization Act restricted naturalizing to free White people living in America for two years before coming Naturalized (Myers, 2000, para. 5). Large numbers of immigrants passed through Ellis Island, to a new world looking for the American dream. Congress saw the need of capping the number of immigrants coming into the country in 1921. The Immigration Act passed in 1924 (Myers, 2000, para.7). The number of new immigrants arriving in America severely decreased. In 1929 Congress created a formula in 1929 for a national origins quota. A cap placed on national immigration to be 150,000 because of the quota. With the number of Asian immigrants coming to America, reached the 150,000 quota (Myers, 2000, para. 17).
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Immigration Law 3 During 1933 there were the arrival of German immigrates to America. Like other immigrants they came to escape persecution by Nazis (Myers, 2000, para.18). The Tydings McDuffe Act in 1934 granted the Filipino immigrants their independence. The Tydings McDuffe Act removed the Filipinos chances of a United States’ citizenship (Myers, 2000, para.19). The law required immigrants to register and be fingerprinted in 1940 (Myers, 2000, para. 20). Because of changes and restrictions between the years 1921-1940 the rate of immigrants entering the United States dropped. Nevertheless, limitations quotas continued. The development of the Immigration and Nationality Act was to place quotas on
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