What was the reason that immigrants could be refused to enter the US?
Becuase of their health or them having any sickness
In 1921, Congress passed the Emergency Quota Act. Its established a quota system. This set a limit on how many immigrants from each country could enter the United States every year. _______________________________________________________________________ The quota system made it so only 2% of a county's population could enter the US as immigrants each year. This mainly was to limit European immigration, and was successful in limiting immigration except from Mexico and Canada.
Some people called it the Island of Hope, because it was the gateway to what people hoped would be a better life than they had had in their homeland, free of oppression and offering economic opportunity. Others called it the Island of Tears, because of the would-be immigrants who had traveled across the ocean only to be told that they could not enter the U.S. because of illness or some other reason.
He was pressed to death by the court for not entering a plea, and he didnt want to entertain the court byt entering a plea. EDIT: To enter a plea back then is like pleading innocent or quilty now. It is more likely that he refused to enter a plea because then he could not be tried and his wealth could not be confiscated, but would go to his family than he did it to…