America's Other Immigrant Isle

Yung, Judy
December 2016
American History;Dec2016, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p56
The article explores the history of anti-Chinese sentiment in U.S. immigration with a focus on the Angel Island Immigration Station near San Francisco, California. Emphasis is given to topics such as the impact of the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act on immigration, applications for exemption from the law, and the examination, interrogation, and detention of Chinese immigrants.


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