A History Of When The U.S. Chose Immigrants By Their Country Of Origin

By Tom Gjelten

President Trump’s suggestion that some countries produce more desirable immigrants than others echoes thinking popular nearly 100 years ago, when visas were allocated on the basis of national origin.

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Source:: https://www.npr.org/2018/01/13/577833720/a-history-of-when-the-u-s-chose-immigrants-by-their-country-of-origin?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr