Immigrants from Central, Northern and Western Europe were practically welcomed into America whereas immigrants from places such as Asia were kicked out and hated. During the 1930s, the Nation Origins Formula institutes a quota that caps national immigration at 150, 000 people, and completely bars Asian immigration.
ASIAN AMERICANS, IMPACT OF THE GREAT DEPRESSION ONThe Great Depression had important political, economic, and cultural implications for" AsianAmerican" communities. In the United States, the ethnic label Asian American encompasses groups of people with diverse geographical, cultural, and historical
The Library of Congress Teachers Classroom Materials Presentations and Activities Immigration. and therefore all Asian immigrants, from owning land in California, even land they had purchased years before. not as Japanese in America. The Japanese American Citizens League, an organization of Nisei professionals,