Enforcing the Chinese Exclusion Act: Amendments od 1884 - Part 1

Chin, Philip
October 2013
Chinese American Forum;Oct2013, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p30
The article focuses on the U.S federal law Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 which prohibited all illegal immigration of Chinese laborers in the U.S and measures taken for its enforcement. It discusses the new administrative, enforcement, and bureaucratic mechanisms for enforcing immigration laws. It also mentions about the introduction of a bill in 1884 that would include all persons of Chinese ethnicity under the 1882 Chinese Exclusion law.


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