Immigration and National Origins

@article{Eckerson1966ImmigrationAN,
  title={Immigration and National Origins},
  author={Helen F. Eckerson},
  journal={The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  year={1966},
  volume={367},
  pages={14 - 4}
}
  • Helen F. Eckerson
  • Published 1966
  • Sociology
  • The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
National-origins provisions of immigration law have often been considered the controlling factor in immigration since 1930. When such provisions became effective under the Immigration Act of 1924, quotas were established based on the national origin of white persons recorded in the Census of 1920. The volume of immigration was definitely reduced by the quota provisions, but the selection in the proper proportions according to the national-origins provisions has never been successful. Countries… Expand

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