National Origins Quota

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Legislation and Chain Migration
... Exclusion and quotas have affected who chain migration draws as potential immigrants as well as how immigrants deal with their status once in the new country ... The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, and its successors creating the Asiatic Barred Zone, and the National Origins quota system built by the Immigration Act of 1924 ... until the McCarran—Walter Act of 1952 gave them a migration quota ...

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    Some are petitioning the State to dissolve the Union, to disregard the requisitions of the President. Why do they not dissolve it themselves,—the union between themselves and the State,—and refuse to pay their quota into its treasury? Do not they stand in the same relation to the State that the State does to the Union? And have not the same reasons prevented the State from resisting the Union which have prevented them from resisting the State?
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    National isolation breeds national neurosis.
    Hubert H. Humphrey (1911–1978)

    The settlement of America had its origins in the unsettlement of Europe. America came into existence when the European was already so distant from the ancient ideas and ways of his birthplace that the whole span of the Atlantic did not widen the gulf.
    Lewis Mumford (1895–1990)