HISTORY OF ELLIS ISLAND
ACTS AT ELLIS ISLAND
There are many acts at Ellis Island. One of the first acts is the national origins act of 1924. This act limited the total annual immigration to 165,000 and fixing quotas of immigrants from specific countries. Another act that happen was the Chinese exclusion act of 1882.This act was made so no criminals were let in to the United States. Restricted as well are "lunatics" and "idiots". All these acts show that Ellis Island was very important.