Chapter 3 – 2: “Excerpt: Immigration Act of 1924”


ch3-2In the sixty-eighth Congress of the United States, Session 1, Chapter 190 and in 32 sections, the Immigration Act of 1924 was written into law. This is an excerpt of the opening summary statement of purpose of the Act and, in Section 11, a key provision. The Immigration Act of 1924 (The Johnson-Reed Act) can be accessed from the US Department of StateĀ Office of the Historian.