Johnson himself did not rank immigration as a high priority, but congressional Democrats, led by Emanuel Celler, passed the sweeping Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965. The act repealed the National Origins Formula , which had restricted emigration from countries outside of Western Europe and the Western Hemisphere.
Sep 30, 2015 · President Lyndon B. Johnson. When President Lyndon Johnson signed the Hart-Celler Act into law in October 1965, he was at the height of his powers. A year earlier, after his landslide election victory over Barry Goldwater, he was in a euphoric mood as he proclaimed, "These are the most hopeful times since Christ was born in Bethlehem."
On the issue of immigration, Johnson signed the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 which laid the groundwork for U.S. immigration policy today. Because of his domestic agenda, Johnson's presidency marked the peak of modern liberalism in the United States.
Lyndon B. Johnson murió el lunes 22 de enero de 1973 a las 4:33 P.M., de su tercer ataque al corazón en su rancho en la ciudad estadounidense de Johnson City, Texas, a la edad de 64 años. El expresidente tuvo graves enfermedades del corazón.
Presidente Lyndon B. Johnson (na extrema esquerda), Martin Luther King Jr e Rosa Parks assinam o Voting Rights Act em 6 de agosto de 1965. Após a morte da ativista de direitos civis Viola Liuzzo , Johnson falou com a população na televisão afirmando que o governo havia prendido quatro membros da Ku Klux Klan que estavam implicados em sua morte.