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March 26 - It’s Deja Vu All Over Again

March 26, 2020

On this day in Labor History the year was 1910. That was the day that Congress expanded the Immigration Act passed three years earlier. 

The new language prohibited “criminals, paupers, anarchists and diseased persons” from entering the nation.

During the first decade of the twentieth century, some nine million immigrants arrived on the shores of the United States.