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History Banning Immigrants

Banning Immigrants

“Certain kinds of criminality are inherent in the Italian race. In the popular mind, crimes of personal violence, robbery, blackmail and extortion are peculiar to the people of Italy.” ~ The United States Immigration Commission, Dillingham Report, 1911. Sec. 11. (a) The annual quota of any nationality shall be 2 per centum of the number …

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