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Immigration

Related Legislation

1882 - Chinese Exclusion Act
Gentlemen's Agreement
1921 - Emergency Quota Act
1942 - Barcero Program
1945 - Charter ratified United Nations
1952 - Immigration & Nationality Act PL 82-414
1953 - Refugee Relief Act PL 83-203
1962 - Migration and Refugee Assistance Act PL
1965 - Immigration & Nationality Act Amendments PL 89-236
1974 - Trade Act PL 93-618
1980 - Refugee Act
1982 - Plyler v. Doe
1986 - Comprehensive Anti-Apartheid Act PL 99-440

1986 - Immigration Reform and Control Act PL 99-603
1990 - Immigration Act of 1990 PL 101-6491992 - S. Con. Res. 132/H. Con. Res. 352 Somalia peacekeeping force
1994 - California Proposition 187
1999 - Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act -
(Kosovo operations) PL 106-31
2001 - US Patriot Act
2001 - AB 540 (California Non-Resident Tuition)
2011 - HB 56 (Alabama Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act)
2012-2014 - Increase of unaccompanied minors at U.S. Border. Children mostly from Central America Dept of Homeland Security.
2013 - SB 1070 (Arizona Show Your Papers). In 2010 Oregon pass law stating that now law enforcement agenceis from targeting people based on their race or ethnic origin. Oregon may no require to "show our papers" when speaking to state and local law enforcement. ACLU Briefing ORS 181.850
2013 - Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
2015 - AB-60 CA Driver's License for Undocumented Residents CA DMV
and ILRC FAQs.  California joins other states in allowing undocumented residents licenses.
2015 - Expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DAPA)
2016 - Supreme Court blocks Pres. Obama's Executive Action of DAPA
2017 - Trump issues an executive order on refugee aadmission and immigration bans
2017 - Trump rescinds DAPA policy
2018 - Judge rules that Trump must keep renewing DACA permits
2018 - Trump signs an executive order addressing the separatino of children from parents crossing the border without documentation

Immigration Executive Actions by President Obama - Publications