IMMIGRATION: Two Per Cent

A BILL. The House of Representatives passed the Johnson Immigration Bill (TIME, Oct. 8, Feb. 25), introduced by Representative Albert Johnson, Republican of Washington, by a non-partisan vote of 322 to 71.

The features of the Bill, which will admit 161,990 persons a year instead of 357,801 under the present Bill, are:

1) Changes the quota base from the census of 1910 to the census of 1890, thus giving practical preference to west and north European stocks;

2) Excludes Japanese immigrants (see below);

3) Reduces the percentage from 3 to 2, plus a small basic quota...

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