One Ally to Another

Last week the U.S. House of Representatives finally took note of an ally named China. The House voted to repeal 15 minuscule Chinese Exclusion Acts which have been an irritation and an insult to the Chinese for 61 years. Hereafter, the Chinese would be specially favored among Asiatics. Like Europeans, Chinese immigrants would be allowed: 1) to become naturalized citizens, 2) to enter the U.S. on a regular yearly quota basis (2% of the immigrant's nationals residing in the U.S. in 1890, which, in China's case, totals 105 a year). Passed along to a receptive Senate for approval, the repeal...

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