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On This Date in Legal History

On October 3, 1965, President Johnson signed into law the  Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965.   Former immigration laws focused on the immigrants country of birth. The new bill stated “those wishing to immigrate to America shall be admitted … Continue reading

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Federal Employees’ Compensation Act of 1916

On September 7, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed into law the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (the “FECA”). The law was enacted to provide compensation for federal employees injured on the job. Learn more at http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1981&context=key_workplace.

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