gets lost in the lore of the 1960s, but few events outside war and the Depression have done more to change America.
By ending the preference for European immigrants, the law expanded the US population over time and made it enormously less white.
In July, Americans who demand less immigration were outnumbered by those who want more for the first time since the 1965 law.
Those who regard it as on the whole a good thing lead voters who think the opposite by the widest margin this century.
FT 14 October 2020