1. ourpresidents:

    The Immigration Act- In view of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Immigration Act on October 3, 1965.  This act repeals the restrictive national origins quota system which originated in 1921.

    Shown here, LBJ signs The Immigration Act surrounded by Vice President Hubert Humphrey, Lady Bird Johnson, Muriel Humphrey, Senators Edward Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy.

    LBJ signs the Immigration Act

  2. Presidents

    Immigration

    1960s

    Statue of Liberty

    LBJ

    Lyndon B. Johnson

    Lady Bird Johnson

    Ted Kennedy

    Robert F. Kennedy

    Bill Moyers

    Hubert Humphrey

    Vice Presidents

    First Ladies