California imposed a Foreign Miner's Tax & enforces it mainly vs. Chinese miners.
Chinese soldiers served in the "Avegno Tiger Zouaves" Company I, 14th Louisiana Infantry
Two thousand Chinese railroad workers went on strike for a week.
Memphis TN conference of plantation owners proposed substituting Chinese labor for black slaves.
Nineteen Chinese were massacred in Los Angeles. October 24 marked the worst incident of Anti-Chinese violence in America up to that time.
Native Sons of the Golden State established lodge in LA Chinatown to defend civil rights of Chinese Americans. Name is
changed in 1914 to Chinese Americans Citizens Alliance.
Japanese in California hold statewide conference on Nisei education.
All-Japanese Company D, 1st Hawiian Regiment of Infantry, is formed in Hawai'i to serve in World War I. There were, also, Chinese Americans also served in WWI.
All Asian immigrants except for Japanese and Filipinos banned by order of Congress.
Servicemen of Asian ancestry who had served in World War I receive right of naturalization.
Japanese Americans formed the Federation of Japanese Labor in Hawaii.
Gong Lum v Rice - Supreme Court of Mississippi rules for separate but equal facilities for Mongolian children.
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the laws passed by the Hawaii Legislature to control the Japanese Language Schools--Act 152 (Apr. 1925), Act 171 (Apr. 27, 1923), and Act 30 (Nov. 24, 1920)--were all unconstitutional.
Filipino farm workers are driven out of Yakima Valley, Washington. The Filipino American Christian Fellowship were formed by Filipinos in Los Angeles.
Unemployment rates in Chinatown rose to 50% during the Depression.
A gun-carrying mob led by the Exeter police chief drive Filipino field workers out of Exeter.
Fazal Muhammad Khan, a rice farmer in Butte County, contributes to the growth and development of the rice industry. California subsequently becomes one of the rice farming centers in the country.
Amendment to 1945 War Brides Act allows Chinese American veterans to bring brides into the U.S.
Truman grants full pardon to the Japanese Americans who had been convicted for resisting the draft while they and their families were held in concentration camps.
Japanese American Claims Act passed, allowing limited redress for those dispossessed of their property during internment.
5000 highly educated Chinese in the U.S. granted refugee status after China institutes a Communist government.
Up to 1949, 600 workers from the Philippines were imported by the sugar planters to break up strikes led by the International Longshoremen's & Warehousemen's Union.
FBI arrests the Hawaii Seven for communist activity. Their fines and jail terms are overturned in January 1958.
Legislation which allowed Japanese immigrants to become naturalized citizens
The Chinese Chamber of Commerce was established in 1955 to promote the development of the Chinese American business community throughout the Greater Los Angeles area.