Ted Kennedy’s America: 50 Years After the Law That Changed Everything

Photo credit: Harry Benson/Getty Images

Photo credit: Harry Benson/Getty Images

by Julia Hahn   Oct. 3, 2015  Washington D.C.

Fifty years ago today, Ted Kennedy began changing the face of the United States by ushering the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act through Congress. That legislation resulted in the fundamental transformation of the demographic, economic, social, and political landscape of nation, exactly the opposite of what its supporters promised.

The Kennedy immigration law abolished the national origins quota system, which had favored immigrants from nations with a similar heritage to our own, and opened up American immigration visas to the entire world.

While about nine in ten of the immigrants who came to the United States during the 19th and 20th century hailed from Europe, the 1965 law inverted that figure. Today about 9 out of every 10 new immigrants brought into the country on green cards come from Latin America, Africa, Asia or the Middle East. Continue reading at breitbart.com.

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One Response to Ted Kennedy’s America: 50 Years After the Law That Changed Everything

  1. Delena May says:

    MAYBE TED WAS DRUNK AND DIDN’T KNOW WHAT HE WAS DOING?

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