1924 Immigration Act A United States federal law that limited the number of immigrants who could be admitted from any country to 2% of the number of people from that country who were already living in the United States in 1890, according to the Census of 1890, and banned immigration of Asians.
- Due to Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965, in the early 70s large number of professionals began coming to the US. Influx in medical and science fields, historically grounds the Model Minority image - By mid 70s, Congress began limiting the entrance of professionals due to economic decline. Health professions dropped in 1980s
Gravity IMMIGRATION & NATIONALITY ACT OF 1965 Click card to see definition 👆 ALLOWED FAMILY MEMBERS AND SKILLED WORKERS.. Changed the quotas to 170,000 from Eastern Europe and 120,000 from Western Hemisphere.
The Immigration and Nationality Services Act of 1965 (also known as the Hart-Celler Act or the INS Act of 1965) abolished the national-origin quotas that had been in place in the United States since the Immigration Act of 1924.
Immigration and Nationality Act Act passed in 1965 that abolished national origin quotas and established overall hemisphere quotas Proposition 209 1996 California initiative that banned all affirmative action programs. Defense of Marriage Act (1996) Defines marriage as man-woman. No state is forced to recognize same-sex marriage USA Patriot Act
law that authorized the use of federal funds to improve the nation's elementary and high schools; inspired by Cold War fears that the United States was falling behind the Soviet Union in the arms and space race, it was directed at improving science, math, and foreign-language education. suburbs Residential areas surrounding a city.