Immigration Legislation. 1. Federal Immigration Legislation. 2. Digest of Immigration Decisions. 3. Steerage Legislation, 1819-1908. 4. State Immigration and Alien Laws

Immigration Legislation. 1. Federal Immigration Legislation. 2. Digest of Immigration Decisions. 3. Steerage Legislation, 1819-1908. 4. State Immigration and Alien Laws

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...square feet) for the use of every steerage passenger. REQUIREMENTS AS TO THE STEEEAGE DECK. SEO. 8. The deck intended for_ the accommodation of emigrants must be situated sufliciently high that the side windows during the voyage shall be above the Water line. It shall have a height of at least 1.83 meters (6 feet) between decks and a thick floor of suflicient strength. In case the upper deck of the ship is of i_ron the rooms immediately under the same may be used for the accommodation of emigrants only when the iroi_i deck is provided with a wooden protecting deck with a thickness of at least 7 centimeters (0.23 foot) and firmly bolted on. _ Above the rooms intended for the accommodation of emigrants no cattle shall be taken as cargo. ENTBANCES. SEO. 9. The entrances from the deck _to the _rooms for the_ emigrants shall be provided with tight-fitting hatches of sufiicient height or some similar contrivance. Out of every apartment on the steerage deck situated between fixed (partitioned walls a stair, at least 0.80 meter (2.02 feet) broad and f_urnis_hed with soli banisters, shall lead directly to the deck, and it shall be situated in a hght place. In the event that such an aplartment contains more than one hundred persons, there must be such a stair for every undred; if the apartment contains more than four hundred persons, then there must be a stair for every one hundred and fifty persons, but in no event less than four stairs. LIGHTING. Sac. 10. On the deck intended for the accommodation of emigrants sufficient daylight shall be let in for all necessary occupations. The light may be let in through side windows and also from above. From sunset until sunrise these rooms shall be properly lighted, and for every hundred persons at least two...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 875g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236922883
  • 9781236922885