TITLE

New Immigration Policy

AUTHOR(S)
Kopkind, Andrew
PUB. DATE
February 1965
SOURCE
New Republic;2/27/65, Vol. 152 Issue 9, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on changes in immigration policy in the U.S. from 1924 to 1965. Details of the end of free immigration in the country in 1924; Views on the Immigration Act of 1924; Establishment of quotas for immigration; Refusal of the national origins formula of immigration; Major changes in immigration law since 1952; Overview of the booklet "A Nation of Immigrants," produced by Senator John F. Kennedy during his campaign for presidency in 1961; Factor that affects private bills which seek exceptions to immigration restrictions; Decision of U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson to make immigration reform a high priority item on his legislative list in 1965.
ACCESSION #
10609768

 

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