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Q: Immigration ( No Answer,   1 Comment )
Subject: Immigration
Category: Reference, Education and News > Teaching and Research
Asked by: sripley-ga
List Price: $20.00
Posted: 31 Jul 2006 10:20 PDT
Expires: 30 Aug 2006 10:20 PDT
Question ID: 751151
What was the procedure to become a US citizen in the 20's, 30's, 40's,
50's?  How hard was it - compared with today.
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Subject: Re: Immigration
From: politicalguru-ga on 29 Aug 2006 14:30 PDT
Dear Sripley, 

I actually began to research for your question, but then I
reconsidered, so let me apologise: the question is about to expire and
your question hasn't been answered. The reason might be (at least for
me it was) that aside from general information, you needed information
about the procedures in four different decades - that's $5 a decade,
and some things might prove more difficult than others.

So, I'll just give you a few pieces of information that might help you
think about this interesting issue:
- The first is the limitations on immigrations from certain countries,
lifted only in the 1950s, mostly constraints on the immigration from
- The second is cases like United States v. Schwimmer (1929) in
contrast to more recent policies towards those who are not part of the

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