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Unformatted text preview: aliens ineligible for citizenship—those who were not “free whites.” One of the results of this law was the implementation of the National Origins Act in 1929, which put in place quota systems designed to allow residents of favored countries to immigrate while restricting immigration from non- favored countries with “inferior” races (at the time southern and eastern Europeans as well as Asians). The United States maintained this restrictive, racially- based policy for several decades until the Immigration Act of 1965, which attempted to respond to increased national sensitivity to civil rights. This law eliminated the national origins quota system and opened the country to immigration from throughout the world. Although it maintained numerical quotas by hemisphere (120,000...
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