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Unformatted text preview: Articles 8 and 9 Citizenship on Mexicans from treaty of Guadalupe hidalgo Mexicans werent considered white but citizens for living on the land 1917 Immigration Act Language tax was embedded Head tax was embedded to force people to pay Had little impact as most immigrants knew these rules would be applied 1924 Immigration Act Revises 21 act, uses a quota system to prevent immigration Mexicans exempt from these laws, their labor was needed Kept out southern and eastern Europeans No quotas on Mexican immigration until 1965...
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- Fall '08