1920-1929 (Asian/Pacific Islander)
1920
California Alien Land Law

Aimed at Japanese and Chinese immigrants in California, prohibits Asian farmers from owning, buying or leasing land.

1920
Japanese Passports

Japan stops issuing passports to picture brides due to anti-Japanese sentiments.

1920
Oahu Sugar Strike

The Federation of Japanese Laborers and Filipino Labor union join to demonstrate against the plantation.

1921
Revolt Against Japanese Farm Workers

Japanese farm workers driven from Turlock, CA.

1921
Louisiana and Washington State Alien Land Law

Washington and Louisiana pass alien land laws.

1922
Takao Ozawa v. U.S.

Takao Ozawa v. U.S. declares Japanese ineligible for naturalized citizenship.

1922
New Mexico Alien Land Law

New Mexico passes alien land law.

1922
Cable Act

Cable Act declares any American female citizen who marries “an alien ineligible to citizenship” would lose her citizenship.

1923
U.S. v. Bhagat Singh Thind

U.S. v. Bhagat Singh Thind declares Asian Indians ineligible for naturalized citizenship. 

1923
Idaho, Montana and Oregon Alien Land Law

Idaho, Montana and Oregon pass alien land laws.

1923
Webb v. O’Brien

Webb v. O’Brien rules sharecropping illegal because it is a ruse allowing Japanese to possess and use land.

1923
Frick v. Webb

Frick v. Webb forbids aliens “ineligible to citizenship” from owning stocks in corporations formed for farming.

1924
Immigration Act

Immigration Act denies entry to almost all Asians.

1924
Filipino Workers Strike

1,600 Filipino plantation workers strike for eight months in Hawaii.

1925
Filipino Federation of America

Hilario Moncado founds Filipino Federation of America.