The immigration act paved the way for the large wave of migrants. Prior, most migrants came from European countries. With this act and the amendment in 1976, immigrants came from Mexico, Asia, and Latin America. This is where Americas diversity took flight and our Latino pollution soared. This influx of multiracial immigrants was unprecedented. Before, the only level of diversity was either black or white. Nw there were Asian, Latino, and Chinese migrants added to that mix, flipping the establish system on its head.