What Are Some Immigration Bills That Have Been Presented to Past Presidents?


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Immigration bills presented to past presidents include the Chinese Exclusion Act, the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965, and the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, according to the University of Washington-Bothell. Other immigration bills include the 1924 Immigration Act and the 1996 Illegal Immigration Reform & Immigrant Responsibility Act.

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The Immigration Act of 1924 instituted quotas limiting the amount of yearly immigration from any given country, notes the University of Washington-Bothell. These quotas would be dismantled as part of the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act, which instituted preferences towards broader categories, including relatives of United States citizens, refugees from war-torn countries, and immigrants with particularly useful skills, according to History.com.

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