What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
agents aliens almshouses amount appears argument arrived assimilation Austria-Hungary average become birth rate causes census cent century character Chinese cities citizens colonies contract labor crime deck demand economic effects Ellis Island emigration Emily G Europe European evils fact figures foreign father foreign-born furnished Germans gration Greek groups head tax immi Immigration Commission immigration situation important increase industrial Irish Italy land large numbers Magyar males matter ment migration Molly Maguires movement nation native American native father native-born of foreign native-born white natural North old immigration paupers percentage period persons political population port possible practically present problem Professor proportion provision question races racial regard relative religious Rept residence result Russia Section secure ship Slavs social standard of living steamship steerage steerage passengers tion total number trachoma United vessel wages white of native wholly women York
Page 107 - ... any convict, lunatic, idiot, or any person unable to take care of himself or herself without becoming a public charge...
Page 115 - ... all children under sixteen years of age unaccompanied by one or both of their parents, at the discretion of the Secretary of Commerce and Labor or under such regulations as he may from time to time prescribe...
Page 265 - Committee is of the opinion that it is fairly conservative in its estimate that $825 is sufficient for the average family of five individuals, comprising the father, mother and three children under 14 years of age to maintain a fairly proper standard of living in the Borough of Manhattan.
Page 108 - ... Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the passage of this act it shall be unlawful for any person, company, partnership, or corporation, in any manner whatsoever, to prepay the transportation, or in any way assist or encourage the importation or migration of any alien or aliens, any foreigner or foreigners, into the United States, its Territories, or the District of Columbia...
Page 116 - ... duty of the master or commanding officer of every vessel taking alien passengers out of the United States, from any port thereof, to file before departure therefrom with the collector of customs of such port a complete list of all such alien passengers taken on board. Such list shall contain the name, age, sex, nationality, residence in the United States, occupation, and the time of last arrival of every such alien in the United...
Page 332 - No satisfactory evidence has yet been produced to show that immigration has resulted in an increase in crime disproportionate to the increase in adult population. Such comparable statistics of crime and population as it has been possible to obtain indicate that the immigrants are less prone to commit crime than are native Americans.
Page 113 - That the following classes of aliens shall be excluded from admission into the United States: All idiots, imbeciles, feeble-minded persons, epileptics, insane persons, and persons who have been insane within five years previous; persons who have had two or more attacks of insanity at any time previously...
Page 110 - ... any person whose ticket or passage is paid for with the money of another, or who is assisted by others to come...
Page 42 - The only conditions required were the highly reasonable ones that the owners should take the oath of allegiance to the King and of fidelity to the lords proprietors and fulfill the requirements laid down for the patenting of their lands.2 'Brodhead, New York, vol.