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Senate Apologizes for Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882

Senate Apologizes for Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882

by Jorge Rivas on October 11 2011, 1:09PM

The U.S. Senate issues an apology for banning Chinese immigrants from the country during the Gold Rush.

Topics: Politics

How Racist is U.S. Immigration Policy?

by Michelle Chen on November 14 2009, 12:22AM

It’s been over a century since the U.S. government wrote racial exclusion into law, and for the past few generations, American immigration policy and race have courted each other without directly overlapping—at least not on paper. Yet, even in…

Topics: Immigration, National Security

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