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S. 407 A BILL TO FURTHER REDUCE IMMIGRATION, TO AUTHORIZE THE EXCLUSION OF ANY ALIEN WHOSE ENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES IS INIMICAL TO THE PUBLIC INTEREST, TO PROHIBIT THE SEPARATION OF FAMILIES THROUGH THE ENTRY OF ALIENS LEAVING DEPENDENTS ABROAD, AND FOR OTHER

PURPOSES

S. 408 A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR THE NATIONAL DEFENSE BY THE REGISTRATION OF ALIENS IN THE UNITED STATES,

AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

S. 409 A BILL TO PROTECT AMERICAN LABOR AND STIMULATE THE EMPLOYMENT OF AMERICAN CITIZENS ON

AMERICAN JOBS

S. 410
A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEPORTATION OF
ALIENS SUBSISTING ON RELIEF UNDER

CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES

S. 411 A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEPORTATION OF ALIENS

INIMICAL TO THE PUBLIC INTEREST

MARCH 21, 22, AND 23, 1939
Printed for the use of the Committee on Immigration

UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON: 1939

139737

COMMITTEE ON IMMIGRATION

RICHARD B. RUSSELL, Georgia, Chairman WILLIAM H. KING, Utah

HIRAM W.JOHNSON, California FRANCIS T. MALONEY, Connecticut

WARREN R. AUSTIN, Vermont LEWIS B, SCHWELLENBACH, Washington ARTHUR CAPPER, Kansas RUSI D. HOLT, West Virginia

RUFUS O. HOLMAN, Oregon
CHARLES O. ANDREWS, Florida
JAMES H. HUGHES, Delaware
WILLIAM H. SMATHERS, New Jersey
CLYDE L. HERRING, Iowa
TOM STEWART, Tennessee

JOSEPH J. CHAPPELL, Clerk
JOE B. WATSON, Assistant Clerk

SUBCOMMITTEE OF S. 407, S. 408, S. 409, S. 410, AND S. 411

CLYDE L. HERRING, Iowa, Chairman TOM STEWART, Tennessee

RUFUS C. HOLMAN, Oregon

II

DEPORTATION OF ALIENS

TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 1939

UNITED STATES SENATE,
SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON IMMIGRATION,

Washington, D. C. The subcommittee met, pursuant to call, in the committee room, 412 Senate Office Building, at 10 a. m., Senator Clyde L. Herring (chairman), presiding.

Present: Senators Herring_(chairman), Holman, and Stewart.

Present also: Hon. Robert R. Reynolds, a Senator in Congress from the State of North Carolina.

Present also: Mr. James L. Houghteling, Commission of Immigration and Naturalization, Department of Labor; Mr. Edward J. Shaughnessy, Deputy Commission of Immigration and Naturalization, Department of Labor; and Mr. A. W. Warren, Visa Division, Department of State.

The subcommittee had under consideration the following bills:

S. 407, a bill to further reduce immigration, to authorize the exclusion of any alien whose entry into the United States is inimical to the public interest, to prohibit the separation of families through the entry of aliens leaving dependents abroad, and for other purposes;

S. 408, a bill to provide for the national defense by the registration of aliens in the United States, and for other purposes;

S. 409, a bill to protect American labor and stimulate the employment of American citizens on American jobs;

S. 410, a bill to provide for the deportation of aliens subsisting on relief under certain circumstances; and

S. 411, a bill to provide for the deportation of aliens inimical to the public interest.

Said S. 407, S. 408, S. 409, S. 410, and S. 411, respectively, are here set forth in full, as follows:

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[S. 407, 76th Cong., 1st sess.) A BILL To further reduce immigration, to authorize the exclusion of any alien whose entry into the United States is inimical to the public interest, to prohibit the separation of families through the entry of aliens leaving dependents abroad, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) from and after July 1, 1939, the quota in the case of any nationality for which a quota has been determined and proclaimed under the Immigration Act of 1924, as amended, shall be 10 per centum of such quota, but the minimum quota of any nationality shall be one hundred. From and after July 1, 1939, no immigration visas shall be issued under subdivision (c) of section 4 of the Immigration Act of 1924, but all the provisions of the immigration laws shall be applicable to immigrants born in any of the geographical areas specified in such subdivision as if each of such areas had at that time a quota equal to 10 per centum (but not less than one hundred) of the number of nonquota immigration visas issued, during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1930,

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