AMENDMENT:

urging the exclusion of the Japanese from this country and an amendment to the Constitution so that no person can becom…

Amendment Details:

Date:

Oct. 31, 1919

Type:

Congressional Petition

State of Origin:

California (CA)

Congress:

66th Congress (1919-1921)

Summary:

urging the exclusion of the Japanese from this country and an amendment to the Constitution so that no person can become a citizen of this country by being born here whose parents are of a race that is ineligible for citizenship

Text:

Also, petition of Women's Council, of Sacramento, Calif., urging the exclusion of the Japanese from this country and an amendment to the Constitution so that no person can become a citizen of this country by being born here whose parents are of a race that is ineligible for citizenship; to the Committee on Immigration and Naturalization.

Chamber:

House

Sponsor or Proponent:

Womens Council, of Sacramento, Calif

Committee of referral:

Immigration and Naturalization

Topics:

natcit - Requirements for naturalization equalgr4 - Equality regardless of race

Record Source:

Blackhawk, M., Carpenter, D., Resch, T. and Schneer, B. (2021), Congressional Representation by Petition: Assessing the Voices of the Voteless in a Comprehensive New Database, 1789–1949. Legislative Studies Quarterly, 46: 817-849. https://doi.org/10.1111/lsq.12305

Cite As:

The Amendments Project, edited by Jill Lepore and Tobias Resch, 2023, https://amendmentsproject.org [Record Number p_CR-1919-1031_00018, accessed 2024-04-14]. Record Source: [Blackhawk, M., Carpenter, D., Resch, T. and Schneer, B. (2021), Congressional Representation by Petition: Assessing the Voices of the Voteless in a Comprehensive New Database, 1789–1949. Legislative Studies Quarterly, 46: 817-849. https://doi.org/10.1111/lsq.12305]