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How Changes in Immigration Law Have Transformed the U.S.

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When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 into law, the change ended a quota system that prioritized European immigration and helped to usher in an era of heavy inflows from Latin America and Asia.  

As a result, America has a larger, more diverse population, and immigrants' children will serve as an increasingly important source of labor as native-born Baby Boomers age and begin to retire.