Leadership of the New America: Racial and Religious

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George H. Doran Company, 1916 - Aliens - 314 pages
 

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Page 247 - who, in coming to the continent, seek to resume a formerly acquired domicile, to join a parent, wife, or children residing here, or to assume active control of an already possessed interest in a farming enterprise in this country." Accordingly the classes of labourers entitled to receive passports have come to be designated "former residents," "parents, wives or children of residents,
Page 247 - that the Japanese government shall issue passports to the continental United States only to such of its subjects as are non-labourers or are labourers who, in coming to the continent, seek to resume a formerly acquired domicile, to join a parent, wife, or children residing
Page 21 - The reason that the tenement fire escapes are cluttered in Rivington Street and free on Fifth Avenue is not, as we fondly suppose, that immigrants prefer fire escapes draped with bedding and pillows and children. The answer is that they move to Fifth Avenue as soon as their income permits.
Page 182 - college for the promotion of and instruction in the Hebrew and cognate languages and their respective literatures and in the Rabbinical learning and literature.
Page 248 - entitled to receive passports have come to be designated "former residents," "parents, wives or children of residents," and "settled agriculturists.
Page 39 - the United States of America; to revere its laws, and inspire others to respect and obey them; to strive unceasingly to quicken the public sense of civic duty; in
Page 39 - sense of civic duty; in all ways to aid in making this country greater and better than we
Page 277 - The one institution in America most gravely concerned with the coming and staying of the immigrant is the Protestant church.
Page 93 - deny the authority of the civil government as such, and object on principle to military service. The former, however, give little trouble.
Page vii - Investigations were carried on in many immigrant communities from the Atlantic to the Pacific, where mines, mills, homes, schools, churches, labor meetings, national and social gatherings were visited. Personal interviews were held with several hundred leaders among the immigrants.

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