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Addams notes that American foreign policy is criticized outside the country for failing to join the World Court and League of Nations.
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McClatchy tells Gulick that the California Joint Immigration Committee will oppose the Wickersham plan to open visas for Japan in 1927.
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McClatchy asks Addams to oppose efforts to weaken immigration restrictions on Japan and to help them obtain more supporters among the clergy.
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Wickersham asks Addams' opinion on keeping the Committee's goals the same.
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Addams asks Coolidge to veto efforts to limit Japanese immigration to the United States.
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Addams sends a statement to the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom that includes her telegram to Calvin Coolidge regarding the pending immigration law.
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Gulick asks Addams' advice on how the National Committee on American Japanese Relations can best combat the quota being placed on Japanese immigrants.
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Gulick tells Addams about the efforts of the Committee in regard to the House Immigration Bill and seeks financial support.
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Addams advises Doty about holding the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom's United States Section's meeting in Chicago, and discusses Japanese-American relations.
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Woods tells Speer that he considers the Japanese Exclusion Act a disaster for the United States.
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Von Trueberg asks Addams for help in lobbying Congress to admit more immigrants from Italy, Germany and Austria.
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Gulick sends Addams a new statement of policy (not found) which the National Committee on American Japanese Relations had to alter in light of the new immigration law.
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Addams sends Woods an article by David Starr Jordan on the Japanese immigration question.
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Wickersham tells Addams about the Committee's resolution on the "Gentleman's Agreement" and their hope to foster better relations between the United States and Japan.
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Addams sends Kellogg a letter from Countess Treuberg regarding possible publication in the Survey.
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Balch tells Wickersham that Addams is busy with the peace activiries and sends him other contacts and notes Addams's statement on Japanese immigration.
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Addams tells Lewis about Jeannette Rankin's interest in working with Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.
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Addams is interviewed about her stance on literacy testing for immigrants, before she lobbied on Capitol Hill for the issue.
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Addams discusses the perils that face immigrant women and the need for protections.
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Berwald takes issue with the Tribune's stance that only true Americans have ancestors who spoke English. He also expresses his anti-war beliefs.
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Addams offers a counter narrative to the idea that the U.S. government should limit immigration, arguing that immigrants provide benefits to society and are deserving of protections under the law. This is the fifth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a woman's role to affect change.
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Addams offers a counter narrative to the idea that the U.S. government should limit immigration, arguing that immigrants provide benefits to society and are deserving of protections under the law.
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Addams provides an argument against literacy tests for immigrants, proposed by the Burnett Bill recently pased by the U.S. House of Representatives.