Congressional Edition Volume 6548

Congressional Edition Volume 6548

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...a communication written me by the Commissioner General of Immigration, in which the provisions of Mr. Raker's bill are discussed at some length and suggestions offered that it is believed would improve the proposed measure from an administrative point of view. Respectfully, W. B. Wilson, Secretary. Department Of Labor, Bureau Of Immigration, Washington, May 28, 1913. The Secretary Of Labor. Sir: Referring to the letter addressed to you on May 8 by Hon. John E. Raker, and a similar communication written me by him on the same date, requesting a report regarding H. R. 102, introduced at the present session of Congress by him, I beg to offer the following suggestions regarding the proposed legislative measure: The principal purpose ol this bill is to include in the classes of aliens excluded from admission to the United States by section 2 of the existing immigration law "all Asiatic laborers," and to provide with regard to all Asiatic aliens means similar to those now existing with respect to aliens of the Chinese race for the admission to and residence within the United States of certain specified exempt classes, the registration of all Asiatics now residing here, and their positive identification and the identification of those hereafter admitted. In doing this Chinese are, of course, included in the term "Asiatic aliens," and the enactment of the bill into law would certainly accomplish an object the desirability of which has been explained in all of my recent annual reports, to wit, the consolidation with the general statute regarding immigration of the special provisions of law relating particularly to Chinese aliens. It is noted, moreover, that in thus consolidating the Chinese-exclusion laws (extended so as more

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  • Paperback | 418 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 744g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236773063
  • 9781236773067