1965 Hart-Celler Immigration and Nationality Act

Panelists talked about the history of the 1965 Hart-Celler Act, which changed U.S. immigration policy from a quota system to one that focused on… read more

Panelists talked about the history of the 1965 Hart-Celler Act, which changed U.S. immigration policy from a quota system to one that focused on an immigrant’s skills and family relationships with American citizens or residents. The law resulted in a shift in the ethnic makeup of people immigrating to America. close

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  • Richard Alba Professor City University of New York Graduate Center
  • Matthew Garcia Director Arizona State University->Comparative Border Studies Program
  • Erika Lee Director University of Minnesota->Immigration History Research Center
  • Mae M. Ngai Professor Columbia University->History Department
  • Gregory Rodriguez Founding Director Zocalo Public Square
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1965 Hart-Celler Immigration and Nationality Act

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Program ID:
328465-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 14, 2015 | 8:49pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Dec 23, 2015 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Nov 14, 2015 | 8:49pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 15, 2015 | 12:51am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 22, 2015 | 12:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 23, 2015 | 4:50am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 22, 2015 | 11:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 23, 2015 | 3:32am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 23, 2015 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
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