E Pluribus Unum Essay

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To begin with, in 1921 a law was passed called the national quota system, then later modified in 1924. Furthermore, the national quota system was used by limiting immigration or as said in the Historical Overview of Immigration Policy “ Immigration was limited by assigning each nationality a quota”, therefore purposefully keeping immigrants out of our country. (cis.org paragraph 2) Essentially, “E Pluribus Unum” is being contradicted because “The quota provided immigration visas to two percent of the total number of people of each nationality in the United States”.(history.state.gov paragraph 1) This evidence shows by limiting immigrants from coming to the U.S. we are keeping the idea of immigrant nation and showing false hope for all the
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