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U.S. History: Immigration: Legal, Legislation, Law


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Author Title Edition Format Price Puborg
1819: Steerage Act [no text] 1819 none
1847: Passenger Act [no text] 1847 none
1855: Passenger Act [no text] 1855 none
1862: Homestead Act, May 20, 1862 1876 Html PBS
1864: Act to Encourage Immigration [no text; Civl War, to encourage replacement immigrant labor] 1864
1875: March 3, 1875. (18 Stat. 477; anti-Chinese "coolie" labor; denies entry to prostitutes & criminals; no T 1875
1882: Chinese Exclusion Act 1882 Html Free MtHolyoke
1882: Chinese Exclusion Act 1882 Html Free CivicsOnline
1884: Chinese Exclusion Act [July 5, 1884; extends exclusion for another 10 years] 1885 Free MtHolyoke
1885: Alien Contract Labor Law 1885 [no text; restricts contract labor] 1885 Free
1891: Immigration Act of 1891 [no text; added exlusions to paupers, idiots, the insane, diseased persons, con 1891 Html Free
1892: The Geary Act of 1892 [anti-Chinese; extended for 10 years the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882] 1892 Html Free Geary.com
1902: Chinese Exclusion Act renewed, w/no ending date 1902 Free
1903: Act of February 14, 1903. (32 Statutes-at-Large 825) [no text; restrictive] 1903 Free
1903: Immigration Act of March 3, 1903 (32 Statutes-at-Large 1213) [no text; excludes polygamists & political 1903 Free
1906: Naturalization Act of June 29, 1906 (34 Statutes-at-Large 596) [no text: knowledge of English required] 1906 Free
1907: Immigration Act of Feb 20, 1907 (34 Statutes-at-Large 898) [no text; increases head tax; excludes mental 1907 Free
1907: US - Japan "Gentlemen's Agreement" [re Japanese immigration] 1907 Free
1913: California Alien Land Law [Chinese & Japanese prohibited from owning property in Calif.] 1913 Free
1917: Immigration Act of Feb 5, 1917 (39 Statutes-at-Large 874) [no text; excludes Asians, illiterates, psycho 1917 Free
1919: First Red Scare 1919 Html Free DigitalBookIdx
1921: Emergency Quota Law of May 19, 1921 (42 Statutes-at-Large 5) [no text; sets temp. annual quotas] 1921 Html Free UnivKarlova
1921: Immigration Act of 1921 (US Statutues at Large, v42, 1921) 1921 Html Free UnivKarlova
1922: The Cable Act [repeals Expatriation Act but women who marries Asia still loses citizenship] 1922
1924: Immigration Act of May 26, 1924 (43 Statutes-at-Large 153) [prohibits Asians; w/1917 law, governing law 1924 Html Free UnivKarlova
1940: Alien Registration Act [requires registration & fingerprinting of aliens] 1940 Html Free UnivKarlova
1948: Displaced Persons Act of June 25, 1948 (62 Statutes-at-Large 1009) [1st US law to permit those fleeing p 1948 Html Free UnivKarlova
1950: Act of June 16, 1950. (64 Statutes-at-Large 219) [new restrictive legis.; fear of communism] 1950 Free
1950: Internal Security Act of September 22, 1950 (64 Statutes-at-Large 987) [excl. subversives; aliens requi 1950 Html Free UnivKarlova
1952: Immigration & Nationality Act of June 27, 1952 (INA) (66 Statutes-at-Large 163) [affirms national origin 1952 Html Free UnivKarlova
1960: Act of July 14, 1960 (74 Statutes-at-Large 504) 1960 Free
1965: Immigration & Nationality Act Amendments of October 3, 1965 (79 Statutes-at-Large 911) [abolised nationa 1965 Free UnivKarlova
1975: Indochina Migration & Refugee Assistance Act of May 23, 1975 (89 Statutes-at-Large 87) [resettlement for 1975 Free
1980: Refugee Act of March 17, 1980 (94 Statutes-at-Large 102) [removed refugees; reestab. refugee status; red 1980 Free
1986: Immigration Reform and Control Act of November 6, 1986 (IRCA) (100 Statutes-at-Large 3359) [legalized al 1986 Free
1990: Immigration Act of Nov 29, 1990 (104 Statutes-at-Large 4978) [comprehensive legis; increased quotas] 1990 Free
1996: Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of September 30, 1996 (IIRIRA) (110 Statutes 1996 Free
Immigration Legislative Sources [bibliography] n.d. Html Free UMaryland
Protest of New York Japanese [Calif., land tenure; Alien Land law; US-Japan relations; Oriental Review, May-J 1913 Graphic PDF Free Harvard
The National German-Amer. Alliance & its allies--pro-German brewers & liquor dealers: A Disloyal Combination [ 1918 OH Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Truth versus fiction; justice versus prejudice: meat for all, not for a few [illus.] 1902 Graphic Free UCaBancroftLib
Vi azoy der inzl fun trern iz fervandelt gevorn in a plats fun fargenign: Prezident Vilson s veto oyf dem Imig 1917?] NY Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Abbott, Edith Immigration: Select documents & case records [UChicago Social Serv Ser.; journey; admittance; Fed/state legisl 1924 Chi. Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Anon. The California Squabble (Oriental Review) [Alien Land Law] 1913 Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Binney, Horace The Alienigenae of the US under the present Naturalization Laws 1853 Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Bodio, Luigi 1840-1920 Dell'emigrazione italiana, e della legge 31 gennaio 1901, per la tutela degli emigranti 1902 Rome Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Bond, William A. Practical Americanization; a business man's view 1919] Chi. Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Boston Legal Aid Society Annual report, 1928, of the Boston Legal Aid Society 1928? Bost. Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Bouve, Clement Lincoln A Treatise on the Laws Governing the Exclusion & Expulsion of Aliens in the US 1912 Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Bradley, Richards M. Practical Legislative Problems involved in the Control of Immigration 1924 Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Buell, Raymond Leslie Japanese Immigration [World Peace Foundation, v 7, #5-6; discrimination; exclusion act-1924; Amer-Japanese tr 1924 Bost. Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Buttner, Johann Carl, b. 1754 Narrative of Johann Carl Buettner in the American revolution [indentured servants] 1915 NY PDF Kindle EPub Free UCalifornia
Calif. Land Settlement Board The California State Land Settlement Act: what has been done & plans for the future [planned rural developmen 1919ca] Graphic PDF Free Harvard
California Assembly The Chinese Question: Report of the special committee on Assembly bill no. 13 1870 Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Canada. House of Commons (1890) Report of the Select comm. [re] bill no. 8 to prohibit the importation & immigration of foreigners & aliens .. 1890Ottwa Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Canoutas, S. G. Ho symvoulos kai procheiros dikegoros tou Hellenos en Amerike: Vivlion aparaite ton di' holous 1919 NY Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Claghorn, Kate Holladay The Immigrant's Day in Court [social services; legal cases; money & family troubles; deportations of 1919-20] 1923 Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Cloud, Frederick D. (Vice Counsel, Shang A digest of the treaty, laws, & regulations governing the admission of Chinese, their residence in & transit t 1908 GPO Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Cummings, John Poor-laws of Massachusetts & New York: with appendices containing the US immigration & contract-labor laws [A 1895 NY Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Davie, Maurice Rea A Constructive Immigration Policy [Conditions of admittance; literacy;] 1923NHavn Graphic PDF Free Harvard
DeLaet, Debra L. US Immigration Policy in an Age of Rights [Control Act 1986] 2000 Wstprt Questia subs Praeger
Eliot, Charles William (NY) Japanese character (Oriental Rev., May-Jun 1913; state legislation; Alien land law; California; national char 1913 Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Everett, William Amendment of the Chinese Exclusion Act: speech, Hon. William Everett, of Mass., in the House of Representative 1893 Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Franklin, Frank George The Legislative History of Naturalization in the US from the Revolutionary War to 1861 1906 Chi. Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Geary, J. R. & E W Frazar Rpt, ... upon the proposed treaty between Japan & the US & upon relations of the two countries [re] the land l 1921?] Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Great Northern RR Co. (firm) Oregon [homestead law; internal & westward migration; railroads] 1914?]SPaul Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Hall, Prescott F. Proposed Legislation on Immigration (in: J. of Social Sci., xliv, Sept., 1906) 1906 Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Hayes, Everis A. The treaty-making power of the government & the Japanese question, Speech, Everis A. Hayes, Calif., US House, 1907 Wash. Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Herrick, Herbert Sanford International Law of Alien Land Ownership in California & other states, US territories & Europe c1921 Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Hilborn, Samuel Greeley 1834-99 Chinese Exclusion: speech of Samuel G. Hilborn, California, in the House of Representatives, Oct 14, 1893 1893?]Wash? Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Hill, Hamilton Andrews 1827-95 An Inquiry into the Relations of Immigration to Pauperism [Sec. Boston Bd. of Trade; poor, immigrants, taxati 1876 Bost. Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Ichihashi, Yamato The Status of Japanese Immigration in California [alien labor; discrimination; legal cases; Fed. legislation; 1913?] Graphic PDF Free Harvard
International Labour Office Conf. Rpt... to the International Labour Office of statistical ... information [re] emigration & immigration & the r 1922 Geneva Graphic PDF Free Harvard
Iyenaga, Toyokici 1862-1936 The Ghost of War (Oriental Review, Man-Jun 1913) [State legislation; Alien Land Law, Calif. - Japanese] 1913 Graphic PDF Free Harvard
James, Edmund J. The Origin of the Land Grant Act of 1862: (the so-called Morrill Act) & some account of its author, Jonathan B c1910 Graphic PDF Free Harvard

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