This U.S. House resolution was passed in 2012, and stated that Congress regrets the passage of legislation that adversely affected people of Chinese origin in the United States because of their ethnicity.
- How does the bill characterize the history of the Chinese Exclusion Act?
- Why would the U.S. Congress feel the need in 2012 to formally "regret" the passage of this law?
"H.Res. 683 - Expressing the regret of the House of Representatives for the passage of laws that adversely affected the Chinese in the United States, including the Chinese Exclusion Act," 8 June 2012. Courtesy of U.S. Congress