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U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, Office of Policy and Planning, Statistics Division

The Hart-Cellar Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 dramatically changed the makeup of the work force in the U.S. clothing industry. This new legislation abolished immigration quotas by country and encouraged family reunification, thereby opening the doors for greater Asian and Latino immigration.


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