Annual report of the Commissioner General of Immigration to the Secretary of Labor for the fiscal year ended ...

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G.P.O., 1913 - Law
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Page 30 - A slow expansion of industry which would permit the adaptation and assimilation of the incoming labor supply is preferable to a very rapid industrial expansion which results in the immigration of laborers of low standards and efficiency...
Page 10 - ... who have been induced, assisted, encouraged, or solicited to migrate to this country by offers or promises of employment, whether such offers or promises are true or false, or in consequence of agreements, oral, written or printed, express or implied, to perform labor in this country of any kind, skilled or unskilled...
Page 16 - Passports are given these women on the ground that they are coming to continental United States to join a husband, the arrangement with Japan contemplating that where a Japanese laborer is migrating for the purpose of joining a member of his immediate family the passport may be issued. Most of the women, while they do join the husband, are farm laborers and immediately become colaborers with their husbands on the farms where the latter are employed or which they are conducting. As these 'proxy
Page 181 - At another point in the opinion the court refers to section 11 of the act which allows the Government to intervene in the hearing of a petition for the purpose of opposing the admission of the petitioner, intimating that, though no such provision had been made, the Government would be entitled to exercise that right, and then clearly distinguishes the case at bar as an ex parte proceeding by saying: What may be the effect of a judgment allowing naturalization in a case where the Government has appeared...
Page 49 - Association, and also to the presiding officers of the several departments, for the faithful and efficient manner in which they have performed their...
Page 3 - Special agents to collect statistics of cotton 742 REPORT OF THB COMMISSIONER GENERAL OF IMMIGRATION REPORT • OF THE COMMISSIONER GENERAL OF IMMIGRATION. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND LABOR, BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION, Washington, July 1, 1912. SIR: My report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1911, was quite detailed and comprehensive, containing an extensive review of that year's work, minute comment upon the tables presenting in various forms the immigration statistics and upon all...
Page 7 - ... but no alien certified, as provided in section seventeen of this Act, to be suffering from tuberculosis or from a loathsome or dangerous contagious disease other than one of quarantinable nature shall be permitted to land for medical treatment thereof in any hospital in the United States, unless with the express...
Page 22 - is the removal of an alien out of the country, simply because his presence is deemed inconsistent with 'the public welfare, and without any punishment being imposed or contemplated, either under the laws of the country out of which he is sent, or under those of the country to which he is taken.
Page 7 - Act, to be suffering from tuberculosis or from a loathsome or dangerous contagious disease other than one of quarantinable nature shall be permitted to land for medical treatment thereof in any hospital in the United States, unless with the express permission of the Secretary of Commerce and Labor...
Page 16 - But the Bureau feels that two facts growing out of this situation should not be overlooked by those interested in the economic phases of the immigration problem: (1) The practice of furnishing the passport to these women and admitting them on the basis of the passport and a marriage performed at the port opens the way for the introduction into continental United States of large bodies of common laborers — females, it...

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