Immigrant quiz

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immigranta person who comes to live permanently in a foreign country.
Ellis Islandserved as the prime immigration station of the country. Some twelve million immigrants passed through it during this time.
tenementsa room or a set of rooms forming a separate residence within a house or block of apartments.
melting pota place where different peoples, styles, theories, etc., are mixed together.
nativismthe policy of protecting the interests of native-born or established inhabitants against those of immigrants.
quotasrestricted immigration into the United States.
gentlemen's agreementan informal agreement between the United States and the Empire of Japan whereby the United States of America would not impose restriction on Japanese immigration, and Japan would not allow further emigration to the U.S.
Chinese exclusion act 1882 restrictions on free immigration in US history, prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers.
executivea rule or order issued by the president to an executive branch of the government and having the force of law.
supreme courtthe highest judicial court in a country or state.
Immigration Acts 1990sAn act to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to change the level, and preference system for admission, of immigrants to the United States, and to provide for administrative naturalization, and for other purposes