January 1956
Congressional Digest;Jan1956, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p2
Discusses the immigration acts ratified by the U.S. Congress from 1798 to 1956. Empowerment of the president to order the departure of any alien embodied in the Alien Act of 1798; Power of the chief executive to enter into international agreements to regulate immigration manifested in the Immigration Act of 1907; Quota Act of 1921, regulating admission of three percent of the number of persons from each nation.


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