Archive | February 8, 2009

Landmark Case of Wong Kim Ark Speaks to US Even Today

Meet Wong Kim Ark, who was born in San Francisco in 1873 to Chinese immigrant parents.  After a visit to China in 1895, he sailed back to San Francisco only to be detained by Collector of Customs on the grounds that the Chinese Exclusion Act forbid entry for Chinese immigrants.  Ark insisted he was an […]

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