Immigrants in the late 1800 faced resistance from native-born Americans. Which of the following was not a reason some Americans gave for restricting immigration to the United States? Many believed that America had already taken in all the immigrants it could hold. Many claimed that immigrants who didn't speak English could never adapt to the American way of life. Many thought it was unfair for immigrants to receive English language training and social services at taxpayer expense. Many feared that immigrants who would work for low pay would end up taking their jobs.
Many believed that America had already taken in all the immigrants it could hold. Even though this was true American born people just felt a sense of nativism. Most feared immigrants would, in a sense, take over the US.
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