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a person who comes to live permanently in a foreign country.
using cruel authority or power
A large apartment building that had many small rooms, and there might be one shared bathroom
a part of a city, especially a slum area, occupied by a minority group or groups.
Something usually negative that causes people to leave where they live
Something positive that influences people to want to move to that location
An extreme shortage of food
To deny a person or a group the ability to join, enter or participate
An immigration station in the harbor of New York City where some twelve million immigrants passed through it during this time.
Asain immigrants were detained and interrogated at this immigration station in San Francisco Bay. They had to prove they had a husband or father who was a US citizen or be deported.
earlier generations on your father's and mother's side of the family.
Chinese Exclusion Act
1882 law that prohibited the immigration of Chinese laborers
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