100 years and 16 presidents ago, a look at another anti-immigration act

Taeku Lee quoted by USA Today, Feb. 2, 2017

Taeku Lee … said he senses a similar nativist sentiment today that is driven by a mix of demographic changes, economic insecurity and anxieties about national security. “Today’s fantasied scourge of ‘aliens’ from south of the border and terrorists cloaked in the garb of refugees is the Yellow Peril of the late 19th and early 20th century,” Lee said.