Immigrant Smuggling in Newport

Location: Newport
Tag(s): Immigration
Historical Category:
Video Date: 05/03/19

In the early 20th century, illegal smuggling of Chinese immigrants across the border from Canada became an issue due to the enactment of the Chinese Exclusion Act.

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 ( and the Vermont Historical Society.

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