Patrick Taurel, Legal Fellow and the American Immigration Council, provides an in-depth look...
The McCarran-Walter Act:A Contradictory Legacy on Race, Quotas, and Ideology
The McCarran-Walter Act of 1952 ended the blanket exclusion of immigrants based on race and created the foundation for current immigration law, but imposed a racialized immigration quota system and new ideological grounds for exclusion.
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