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ChineseExclusionThis searchable database includes  440+ law review articles on Chinese Exclusion Laws. 

The 2024 update included 16 articles from 2023.  There were 23364 hits.

The Chinese Exclusion Act was a United States federal law signed prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. Building on the 1875 Page Act, which banned Chinese women from immigrating to the United States, the Chinese Exclusion Act was the first law implemented to prevent all members of a specific ethnic or national group from immigrating.  Wikipedia

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