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  • Subject is exactly "immigration reform"

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

Excerpts from Addams' speech on educational opportunities wasted due to discrimination against immigrants.
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Addams discusses the perils that face immigrant women and the need for protections.

Woods tells Speer that he considers the Japanese Exclusion Act a disaster for the United States.
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Bressler accepts Addams' invitation to give a paper at a conference.

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

Balch tells Wickersham that Addams is busy with the peace activiries and sends him other contacts and notes Addams's statement on Japanese immigration.

The Department of Labor proposes a reorganization of work for immigrants.
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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.

Kellor sends Addams a plan of organization for the new Federal Department of Labor for comment.

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.

Wickersham asks Addams' opinion on keeping the Committee's goals the same.

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.

A House bill, introduced by Victor Murdock, to create a Commission on Naturalization.

Von Trueberg asks Addams for help in lobbying Congress to admit more immigrants from Italy, Germany and Austria.
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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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Addams is interviewed about her stance on literacy testing for immigrants, before she lobbied on Capitol Hill for the issue.

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

Addams congratulates Sabath on the passage of a bill to establish an immigration station in Chicago.

Addams sends Woods an article by David Starr Jordan on the Japanese immigration question.

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.

Addams asks Coolidge to veto efforts to limit Japanese immigration to the United States.

Addams expresses her eagerness to help Speranza with the Committee on Crime and Immigration.

Rosenwald sends Schneiderman a transcript of a telegram from Jane Addams related to literacy tests for immigrants

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.