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1920's

1920 - 1930

*Mexicans started to come over to the US due to the Mexican Revolution.

*World War I was going on at the time.

1930's

1930 - 1940

*The US economy collapsed and the people entered the period of The Great Depression.
*Not a lot of jobs due to the economy

1950's

1950 - 1960

Operation Wetback:
The Police would send all the illegal immigrants they can catch back to their home country.

1960's

1960 - 1970

There was a rapid population growth in the US due to many immigrants coming in. There was also a lot of Dominican immigration.

1960's

1965

Immigration Reform-1965
Immigrants were allowed to come into the US. Mexico had the highest number of people allowed into the US.

1970's

1970 - 1980

*United States in Chaos
*President Nixon resigned
*No one really trusteed the government at the time
*Mexxican-born population, 760,000, started to rise...skyrockets in the 80's

1980's

1986 - 1994

Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986:
*Immigrants can apply for citizenship and be legal
*2.3 million were allowed amnesty until 1994

1990's

1990 - 2000

Almost half of the Dominican Americans today have arrived since the 1990's

1990's

1996 - 2000

My mom and dad moved from California to Colorado but didn't really like it so they stayed here for a couple of months, 3 months I believe, and they moved back.

2000's

2000

My family moved from California to Colorado and decided to live here.

2000's

2008

There was an economic drop in the year 2008 similar to The Great Depression but not as bad.
There are barely any statistics for that year.

2000's

2010

About 1.41 million people of Dominican decent were in the US