IMMIGRATION: Law's Result

Albert Johnson, Representative from Washington, Chairman of the House Immigration Committee, made public figures he had obtained as to the workings of the new Immigration Act during its first six months of operation, as compared with the figures under the old Act for the entire previous year:

1) Number of quota immigrants admitted from July 1 to Dec. 31, 1924: 66,749 (40% of the new possible annual quota of 164,667). The quota of the previous year was nearly 358,000.

2) Number of aliens debarred from entrance: 13,024 (30,284 debarred during the entire previous...

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