The politicians and the public had virtually the same attitudes towards the new arrivals. Nativism is a group of the American that held aggressive feelings toward immigrants overall. During the argument, Franklin addressed a racist policy “Why Increase the Sons of Africa, by Planting them in America” (Daniels, 9). Franklin stated that the immigrant has had bad behaviors and they only speak their native language but not English. These comments are representatives of the American complaints how the immigrants are overpopulated. The accusation is simply because they are not like the Americans. The politicians had felt the same way as the public towards immigration. They did not want the population of the immigrant to be spread because they were afraid of the immigrants taking over the world. Many American had look down on immigrants and they tend to get rid of them. Over decades, the immigrant population has grown rapidly.
On May 6th 1882, Congress passed the Chinese Exclusion act in hopes of prohibiting Chinese immigration. All together about 125,000 Chinese worked and lived in the United States. The Chinese...
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... of the no ethnic barriers that Congress had been trying to limit entry. One of the unintended consequences was the mass flooding of immigrant coming from differences countries. The immigrants were mainly from Europe, Latin, America, and Asia.
The immigration has always been a controversial issue in America. Many immigrants should have the opportunity to make a change for better their own life and their family. There are many reasons why they migrated to the United States but mainly because of the land in America is full of differences opportunity. The immigrants have gone through many struggles to have the right that has been given since they were born. Over many decades, the United States is finally lowered of the restriction on immigrants. The population of immigrants with mixture of cultures, religion, and ethnicity continues to grow in the United States.
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