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Johnson Signs INA (1965 )

On Oct 3, 1965, Johnson signs the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) of 1965, which amended the 1952 INA by including a provision stating: No person shall receive any preference or priority or be discriminated against in the issuance of an immigrant visa because of the person's race, sex, nationality, place of birth, or place of residence. Timeline: 1924 - Coolidge signs Johnson-Reed Act Prevents immigration from Asia and establishes a quotas system 1952 - Truman vetoes McCarran-Walter Act (veto overridden by Congress) Eliminates Asian exclusion and establishes a preference system for desirable ethnic groups 1965 - Johnson signs Hart-Celler Act Eliminates policy of limiting immigration based on national origin Note: See https://immigrationhistory.org/timeline for a description of immigration laws before 1924 Resources: Johnson-Reed Act: https://history.state.gov/milestones/1921-1936/immigration-act McCarran-Walter Act: https://history.state.gov/milestones/1945-1952/immigration-act Hart-Celler Act: https://history.house.gov/Historical-Highlights/1951-2000/Immigration-and-Nationality-Act-of-1965 Coolidge’s INA Comments: https://www.coolidgefoundation.org/blog/were-all-in-the-same-boat-now-coolidge-on-immigration Truman’s INA Comments: https://www.trumanlibrary.gov/public/Immigration_TrumanVeto.pdf Johnson’s INA Comments:http://www.lbjlibrary.org/lyndon-baines-johnson/timeline/lbj-on-immigration
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Monday, October 3, 2022
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