3._Asian_American_History_Post_1965

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Asian American History Post 1965
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1965 Immigration Reform Act 1965 Immigration Reform  Act establishes  unrestricted immigration  of spouses, children under  21, and parents. Provides  preferences to 1. Unmarried children over  21 2. Spouses and children of  permanent residents 3. Professionals 4. Married children
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Integration and Civil Rights: Russell  Jeung 1970s School  Integration Lau v. Nichols (1974)  establishes bilingual  education Fall of the I-Hotel (1977)  signals end of  Manilatown  Bakke v. UC Davis  (1978) challenges  affirmative action
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Vietnam War: 1st Wave 1965- 1973: War in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos 57,000 Americans, 1 m. Vietnamese killed March 1975: Pres. Ford authorizes admission of 130,000 refugees after Communists take Saigon First wave was urban elite: educated, English
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1975-1980: 55% from Vietnam, 36.6% from Laos, 7.8% from Cambodia 70% of boat people were
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2011 for the course ETHS 220 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at S.F. State.

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