28 Simultaneously, the public discourse began to accuse Chinese prostitutes of transmitting venereal diseases.
61 Immigration reform edit The Chinese Exclusion Act was repealed during World War II by the Magnuson Act in recognition of the important role of China as an ally in the war.
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