History of Korean Chinese immigration

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The first immigration of Koreans to the North Americas happened in the early 1900¡¯s near the year 1902. They came to America to work on the sugar plantations in Hawaii. Later, the government restricted the limit of immigrants from Korea. During the Korean War many Korean orphans and war brides immigrated to America , approximately around 20,000 people. Later when the Immigration and Nationality Act was created and signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1965 many Koreans entered the …

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…came to America to find jobs and Americans disliked this which led to racist acts. Later on the Chinese Exclusion Act was passed in 1882 which allowed no more Chinese immigrations. When Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in Dec. 7 of 1941, the U.S.A and China became allies in World War II which then banished the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1943. In 1965, the Immigration Act by Lyndon Johnson (like previously stated) allowed many Chinese into the U.S.