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  • Subject is exactly "immigration reform"
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Addams discusses the perils that face immigrant women and the need for protections.
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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.
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Addams urges the public to have a better understanding of the immigrant so as to benefit from their often unseen wisdom and culture.
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In this address, given to the Annual Meeting of the National Education Association in 1908, Addams speaks of the importance of education within the immigrant community and the role of teachers as bridges between the families of students and American…
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Rosenwald sends Schneiderman a transcript of a telegram from Jane Addams related to literacy tests for immigrants
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Rosenwald asks Addams for the Progressive leaders to offer statements on literacy tests for immigrants.
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Excerpts from Addams' speech on educational opportunities wasted due to discrimination against immigrants.

Sabath cables Addams that Congress passed a bill to place an immigration station in Chicago.

Addams congratulates Sabath on the passage of a bill to establish an immigration station in Chicago.
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Addams reviews the research and papers of her colleagues on the topics of immigration, employment, and education at the National Charities and Correction meeting.
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As a foreword to the report on the Immigrants Protective League, Addams explains the difficulties immigrants face and the importance of the League's work to assist them.

Addams and Abbott write Underwood to oppose a Congressional bill to require literacy tests for immigrants.

Addams expresses her eagerness to help Speranza with the Committee on Crime and Immigration.
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Addams delivered this commencement address at the University of Chicago in December 1904.

Speranza thanks Abbott and Jane Addams for their work on behalf of the American Institute of Criminal Law & Criminology in its investigation of the courts.

Burchard thanks Addams sending a copy of Twenty Years at Hull House andlooks back at his time living there with nostalgia.

Addams writes Wald about the importance of the Ostrow case to the Jewish immigrant community and makes plans to meet with Cyrus Adler and Oscar Straus in Washington.
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Bressler accepts Addams' invitation to give a paper at a conference.
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Draft program Addams sends to David Bressler for the Conference of Charities and Correction.

Addams, Bowen, and Breckinridge invite an unknown person to Hull-House for a meeting of professors and the League for the Protection of Immigrants.

Addams provides Straus with information on the Committee on Immigrants program coming up at the Conference of Charities and Correction.
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Addams tells Blaine that she is speaking with Dr. Hirsch about "Our Duty to the Immigrant " at the next meeting of the Chicago Women's Club.
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Hard praises Addams' recent article on immigration.
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