The arrival of more than 6, Indians from Asia between andmainly to work as farmhands, marked the first major influx of this population into the United States. For state totals, see Hoeffel, Elizabeth M. Inan estimated 2. This law also prohibited Chinese immigrants from naturalizing. It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts. Survey Methodology Appendix 2:
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Totals may differ slightly. Archived from the original on May 8, In addition, immigration from Asia was severely restricted for many years as a result of many state and national laws that had the effect of limiting immigration and naturalization. A presidential order during World War II that allowed the secretary of war to remove Japanese Americans from certain areas; eventually,were interned in camps. Interactives Jun 19, For state totals, see Hoeffel, Elizabeth M. However, severe limits were placed on Filipino immigration when the Philippines was established as a commonwealth of the U.