December 7, 2021

The narrator in this video clip, Isabelle Niu, says, “If we look at the history of immigration in this country, being illegal usually just means being unwanted.” Legislative milestones in the immigration story include the Naturalization Act in 1790, Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, the establishment of a nationally-based quota system in 1924, and the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act.