Daily archives: December 3, 2018

Immigration Reform and Family Reunification

Jean gained a national profile through her work in challenging discriminatory immigration legislation. For twenty-four years, the Chinese Immigration Act, also known as the Chinese Exclusion Act, halted the entry of Chinese into Canada. The result was a bachelor society, absent of women and children. After this legislation was repealed in 1947, there was hope […]

Jean Lumb sitting at long conference table signing documents. large group of male chinese delegates grouped behind table