Effects Of The Immigration Act Of 1996

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One law that affected immigrants was the immigration act of 1996 (Mandell & Schram, pg. 296). A second law that caused “panic in the immigrant community, was the personal responsibility act” (Mandell & Schram, pg. 296). California proposition 227 was intent on “eliminating bilingual education across the country” (Mandell & Schram, pg. 307). Proposition 209 was also another act that impacted affirmative action. A person who is being “discriminated against by certain ethnicities might influence how they feel about ethnicities other than themselves” (Mandell & Schram, pg. 310). The culture the person was raised in might have negative connotations towards other ethnicities. People who have different religious beliefs that are predominantly

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