Examine the origin, history and impact of the 1882 law that made it illegal for Chinese workers to come to America and for Chinese nationals already here ever to become U.S. citizens.
Paper Sons & Daughters explores how and why some Chinese immigrants attempted to enter the country with fraudulent documents during the era of Chinese Exclusion. Runtime: 5:41.
United States vs. Wong Kim Ark tells the story of the young Chinese American man whose Supreme Court case confirmed the right to birthright citizenship, as guaranteed by the 14th Amendment to the Constitution. Runtime: 3:57.