Wednesday, November 28, 2012

23 Defining Moments in Immigration Policy History - ABC News

23 Defining Moments in Immigration Policy History - ABC News

Ever wondered how we ended up with this cobbled-together immigration system?
Drawing on a mix of sources, including Guarding the Golden Door, here are the 23 defining moments in immigration policy history that helped create the system we know today:

Click on link to view defining moments...BUT ! they forgot one:

The Border | 1953 Operation Wetback

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Operation Wetback. In 1949 the Border Patrol seized nearly 280,000 illegal immigrants. By 1953, the numbers had grown to more than 865,000, and the U.S. ...

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