Asian Immigration To The United States

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Stephanie Pena
Dr. Lopez
Sociology 350
March 10, 2014

Asian Immigration to the United States: 1960-1972

After the fact the 1965 Immigration Act, the number of Asian-born increased tremendously. The record of 119,072 people in 1972 was the number of people in the United States stated by Boyd. The majority of the immigrants were born in the central or Southeast Asian countries including China, Tawian, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea and the Philippines. The increase of person from Asia reflected the changes in the United States of the Immigration Act. In addition the numerical increases of proportions of immigrants born in Asian countries has nearly quadrupled from the levels of immigrants since the Immigration Act has passed. The immigrants showed patterns of economic character to work.

With all the immigrants they moved into getting jobs quickly. Over one half of that occupational preference immigrant would get the job they wanted. Characteristics of manpower during immigration their from Central and Southeast Asia. Based on some whose birthplace rather than by country of chargeability.
Supporters and opponents of Chinese immigration affirm that Chinese labor was indispensable to the economic prosperity of the west. The Chinese worked in mines, swamps, and construction and in factories, which could be life threatening and not easy to accomplish, many jobs that the Caucasians did not want to do was left to the Chinese. Some believed that the Chinese were inferior to the