Asian Americans and Congress: A Documentary History

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ASIAN AMERICANS
AND CONGRESS
A Documentary History

Edited by
HYUNG-CHAN KIM

Foreword by Thomas E. Stuen

GREENWOOD PRESS
Westport, Connecticut London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Foreword ix
  • Preface xi
  • 1 - American Naturalization and Immigration Policy: Asian American Perspective 1
  • Introduction 1
  • Conclusion 10
  • Notes 10
  • 2 - Asians and the Reconstruction Era Constitutional Amendments and Civil Rights Laws 13
  • Introduction 13
  • Conclusion 31
  • Notes 32
  • 3 - The Chinese Exclusion Laws: Congress and the Politics of Unbridled Passion 71
  • Introduction 71
  • Conclusion 106
  • Notes 107
  • 4 the Immigration Act of 1917: the Asian Indian Exclusion Act 153
  • Conclusions 177
  • Notes 177
  • Bibliography 183
  • 5 - The Immigration Act of 1924 225
  • Introduction 225
  • Conclusion 255
  • Notes 256
  • Bibliography 262
  • 6 - The Tydings-Mcduffie Act of 1934 283
  • Notes 296
  • 7 - Towards Repeal of Asian Exclusion: the Magnuson Act of 1943, the Act of July 2, 1946, the Presidential Proclamation of July 4, 1946, the Act of August 9, 1946, and the Act of August 1, 1950 309
  • Introduction 309
  • Conclusion 326
  • Notes 326
  • Bibliography 328
  • 8 - Asian Americans and the Mccarran-Walter Act 337
  • Conclusion 357
  • Notes 358
  • 9 - The Immigration Act of 1965 529
  • Introduction 529
  • Conclusion 541
  • Notes 542
  • Subject Index 583
  • Name Index 591
  • About the Contributors 595
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