The Federal Administration and the Alien: A Supplement to Immigration and the Future

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George H. Doran Company, 1921 - Aliens - 64 pages
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Page 19 - ... treaties that they have entered into or are considering with respect thereto; the relations between the foreign governments and their nationals who come to this country; the function of the foreign consulates in so far as they deal with their nationals who have come here to live; the protection of aliens by the Federal, State and municipal governments of the United States; a study of what has been done with regard to the protection and the rendering of service to aliens by the Federal, State...
Page 37 - Japanese subjects should have full liberty to enter, travel, or reside, in any part of the United States, and that in whatever relates to rights of residence and travel, they should enjoy the same privileges, liberties and rights of native citizens, or subjects of the most favored nation.
Page 41 - The alien comes here in good faith, ignorant of the existing laws that discriminate against him. He makes no special appeal to our sympathy or interest. He is charged with most of our economic, if not political evils. He is an outcast. He is a source of revenue and the victim for all sorts of swindles by some of the immigrants who came before him. He is a lonely figure.
Page 19 - ... country as affected by treaties between the United States and the country of which he is or has been a subject, by our Constitution and laws, and by the legislative, political and diplomatic policies of the various governments whose subjects are domiciled in this country.
Page 76 - Conference. was invited to examine "the conditions under which it would be possible to arrive at an international Convention indicating the governing principles of the legislation to be applied to foreign workers in the matter of social insurance (accidents, sickness, old age, invalidity, unemployment, etc.)".
Page 55 - ... oppression and abuse. (c) Economically undesirable: (1) Twenty per cent is given as a round and generous estimate of productive laborers among present applicants for visas. This estimate is meant to include workers or those who may be expected to become workers, from both sexes. The remaining percentage may be expected to be a drain on the resources of America for years.
Page 27 - True, we have treaty provisions and laws which, in general, protect the immigrant, but aliens who travel from place to place under peculiar handicaps, in search of work and of a permanent foothold, often find it easier not to go to the trouble of invoking them.
Page 36 - Territory, shall constitute a crime against the peace and dignity of the United States, and...
Page 36 - General . . . to file a bill in equity in the proper district court of the United States against any person or persons threatening to violate the rights of a citizen or subject of a foreign country secured to such citizen or subject by treaty between the United States and such foreign country.
Page 55 - These people are without political principle and entirely without patriotism and are usually evasive, dishonest and incapable of appreciating any responsibility toward any government.

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