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House passes bill that could limit Syrian refugees. Statue of Liberty bows head in anguish @CNNPolitics cnn.it...
Which is no different than the Chinese Exclusion Act, or the Scott Act.
But then again the issue is WHAT ?
Has to go to the Senate, then off to the Potus.
The only sad part is news anchors, and the majority of Americans don't even know how their own government works.
Or what it has done in the past.
You're assuming that this was a correct action and then concluding that restricting Syrian refugees must be okay too.
It's morally reprehensible and un-American to start.
The Scott Act (1888) was a United States law that prohibited Chinese laborers abroad or who planned future travels from returning. Its main author was William Lawrence Scott of Pennsylvania, and it was signed into law by United States President Grover Cleveland on October 1, 1888.
During and immediately following World War II, Ellis Island was used to intern German merchant mariners and "enemy aliens"—Axis nationals detained for fear of spying, sabotage, and other fifth column activity. I