As Chinese Exclusion Act Turns 135, Experts Point To Parallels Today

As Chinese Exclusion Act Turns 135, Experts Point To Parallels Today

A Statue for Our Harbor was published in 1881. It expressed the fear of Chinese immigrants, which led to the passage of the Chinese Exclusion Act 135 years ago.

The law limited Chinese immigration and barred them from becoming naturalized U.S. citizens.

(Image credit: George Frederick Keller/Historical Society of Pennsylvania)


Source: NPR Politics
As Chinese Exclusion Act Turns 135, Experts Point To Parallels Today

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