Annual Report of the Chief of the Division of Naturalization to the Commissioner-General of Immigration

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1910 - Naturalization
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Page 12 - OF EXAMINERS. With the beginning of the fiscal year 1910 there was transferred to the Department or Commerce and Labor the force of naturalization examiners and clerks employed by the Department of Justice, the appropriation for their salaries and traveling expenses being at the same time reduced from $150,000 to $125,000. This reduction has resulted in very inadequate service, as many of the districts into which the country is divided for the purpose of apportioning the work of the examiner so as...
Page 16 - ... clerk, additional to the clerical force, for which clerks of courts are required by this section to pay from fees received by such clerks in naturalization proceedings, if in the opinion of said Secretary the naturalization business of such clerk warrants further additional assistance : Provided, That in no event shall the whole amount allowed • the clerk of a court and his assistants exceed the one-half of the gross receipts of the office of said clerk from naturalization fees during such...
Page 35 - The clerks of the various courts exercising jurisdiction in naturalization proceedings shall pay all additional clerical force that may be required in performing the duties imposed by this act upon the clerks of courts from fees received by such clerks in naturalization proceedings.
Page 16 - ... in the past. This situation calls for remedial legislation, which will be suggested under the appropriate heading further on in this report. WORK OF THE COURTS. There are presented on the following pages statements showing, by States and Territories, the number of naturalization papers filed in and issued out of the state and federal courts, respectively, during the past fiscal year, the number of declarations and petitions filed and certificates issued during the fiscal years 1907, 1908, 1909,...
Page 15 - ... for the payment of additional clerks, it was not until the second quarter or the year began that any allowances could be made from the $25,000 fund. At various times during the year allowances were made for 3 additional clerks to the clerk of the United States circuit court for the southern district of New York, 1 additional clerk to the clerk of the United States district court for the same district, 7 additional clerks for the clerk of the supreme court in New York City, 2 additional clerks...

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