151.10/1980a: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in China ( Gauss )

1536. On October 21 House of Representatives by voice vote passed legislation permitting immigration of Chinese into the United States on a quota basis and allowing Chinese legally admitted to the United States for permanent residence to become American citizens. See [Page 786] Department’s 1468, October 12, 5 p.m.25 Prospects appear good for early action in the Senate.26

  1. Not printed.
  2. On November 26, the Senate passed by voice vote the act relating to immigration of Chinese into the United States.