Immigration Act of 1990

Day 40: Immigration History 101

● 1990: Immigration Act of 1990
o Congress removes homosexuality as a reason to disqualify foreigners from immigrating, or even visiting, the U.S.
o Grants the president the authority to grant temporary status to people from countries that are going through natural disasters or conflict.

Cartoon by: Angel Boligan, El Universal, Mexico City, www.caglecartoons.com

**Program created (in part) by Ana Rodriguez-BorderLinks’ (Tucson AZ)**

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