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Responding to xenophobic concerns, Congress passed an emergency law restricting Immigration in 1921. Among other provisions, the act established a quota (a proportional share of a total) for nationalities on the basis of their numbers in the U.S. in 1910.

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In 1921, congress passed a law that limited how many immigrants could be allowed to come into the country. It didn't allow any one from Asia to immigrate to the country.

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What does the law passed by congress in 1921?

Congress passed the Immigration Act of 1921 on May 19, 1921. This was also known as the Johnson Act. It was the first federal law in U.S. history to limit the immigration of Europeans.

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