For Illeglas Take Action

Make Legals Take Pay Taxes

1888- Provisions were adopted, the first since 1798 to provide for expulsions of aliens

1906- Knowledge of English was made a basic requirement as a procedural safgaurd

1907- Added people with physical or mental defects and children unaccompanied by parents to the exclusion list.

1917- Illiterates, people of psychopathic inferiority, men and women entering for immoral reasons, alcoholics, stoways, and vagrants were added to the list of exclusions

Changing Our Minds

Throughout the years American's views have changed about immigration. Proof of this is the way we have changed our rules and policies about immigration. Its become much easier for illegals to migrate here. Immigrants living in the United States quadrupled from 9.6 million in 1970 to about 38 million in 2007. Nearly 14 million immigrants entered the United States from 2000 to 2010.


Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986

granted a path to citizenship to illegal immigrants who had been in the United States before 1982 but made it a crime to hire an illegal immigrant.