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1891

October 16, 2015 - 14:26 -- asteblein
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Congress passes the IMMIGRATION ACT of 1891 denying entry to "persons suffering from a loathsome or a dangerous contagious disease," those convicted of a "misdemeanor involving moral turpitude," and polygamists.

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Wednesday, December 31, 1890 - 19:00