Assignment 4- Immigration: Native and Foreign
For this writing assignment you will be reading several excerpts from the debate leading up to the 1924 Immigration
Act, which established a quota system that greatly curbed the rate of immigration. After reading these selections
please respond to the following questions.
1. Identify and discuss two arguments put forth by those in favor of limited immigration.
2. Briefly address one of the counter-arguments made by those in favor of immigration.
3. How do you reconcile anti-immigration sentiment with America’s past and identity?
Is it possible to do so?
Your response should be 1-2 pages in length, double-spaced. When you are finished please attach a copy under