Digest of "Chinese Exclusion" Laws and Decisions

Digest of "Chinese Exclusion" Laws and Decisions

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...already here. In re Ah Sing, 13 F., 286. In re Ah Tie, 13 F., 291. Laborers in a vessel touching at a port of the United States for orders or cargo not liable to arrest under act of 1882. In re Moncan, 14 F., 44. The act of 1882 does not exclude Chinese seamen shipping on an American vessel at London prior thereto. In re Moncan, 14 F., 44. The act of 1882 does not apply to the crew of a foreign vessel intend ing to return. In re Moncan, 14 F., 44. The act of 1882 applies to the crew of a foreign vessel leaving her in an American port and not departing with her. In re Moncan, 14 F., 44. The words "Chinese laborers" used in the act of 1882 must receive the same construction as those words in the treaty of 1868. United States v. Douglas, 17 F., 634. The act of 1882 does not apply to Chinese laborers who are not and never were subjects of the Emperor of China. United States v. Douglas, 17 F., 634. A Chinaman born in Hongkong after its cession to Great Britain in 1842 is not within the act of 1882. United States v. Douglas, 17 F., 634. Contra, In re Ah Lung, 18 F., 28. A laborer securing entry as a "merchant" by trick or evasion is liable to deportation. United States v. Yong Yew, 83 F., 832. Chinese laborers may be transported across territory of the United States on their way to China. 17 Op. Atty. Gen., 483. 18 Op. Atty. Gen., 388. 19 Op. Atty. Gen., 369. 20 Op. Atty. Gen., 693. Syn. Dec., 9519, 9637. So also laborers on their way to Cuba. Op. S. T., April 20, 1889. The Attorney.General can not be required to furnish in advance a list of persons who are "laborers" within the exclusion acts. 21 Op. Atty. Gen., 002. The Secretary of the Treasury may limit the number of entries as participants in an...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236798724
  • 9781236798725