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The Civil Rights Revolution Comes to Immigration Law: A New Look at the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965

  title={The Civil Rights Revolution Comes to Immigration Law: A New Look at the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965},
  author={Gabriel Jackson Chin},
The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 may prove to be the most consequential of the Great Society civil rights initiatives. The Act removed a preference for whites which had been a central feature of American immigration and nationality law since 1790; the resulting diversification of the immigrant stream will make America a "majority minority" nation within a few decades. Many commentators contend that the diversification that resulted from race-neutral immigration policy was… 
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