The year 2015 marks a half century since the United States passed the Immigration and Nationality Act, a comprehensive immigration reform that abolished the racial quota system established in 1924 that was based on national origins. The new law admitted people based on criteria such as family reunification, skills needed in the U.S. workplace, and […]
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By Houston History Magazine on March 26, 2015 in Education, Energy and Environment, Houstonians, University of Houston
As the Center for Public History celebrates thirty years at the University of Houston, director Marty Melosi looks back at the journy.