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admitted to the United States if he is excluded by any provision of the immigration laws other than this Act, and an alien, although admissible under the provisions of the immigration laws other than this Act, shall not be admitted to the United States if he is excluded by any provision of this Act. (43 Stat. 166; 8 U. S. C. 223.)
STEAMSHIP FINES UNDER 1917 ACT; BRINGING IN ALIENS SUBJECT TO DISABILITY OR AFFLICTED WITH DISEASE
SEO. 26. [Amends sec. 9 of Immigration Act of 1917.] 2 Stat. 166; 8 U. S. C. 145.)
PREVENTION OF UNAUTHORIZED LANDING OF ALIENS; PRIMA FACIE
SEC. 27. [Amends sec. 10 of Immigration Act of 1917.] 28 (43 Stat. 167; 8 U. S. C. 146.)
SEC. 28. As used in this Act
(a) The term "United States," when used in a geographical sense, means the States, the Territories of Alaska and Hawaii, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands; and the term "continental United States" means the States and the District of Columbia;
(b) The term "alien" 20 includes any individual not a nativeborn or naturalized citizen of the United States, but this definition shall not be held to include Indians 80 of the United States not taxed, nor citizens of the islands under the jurisdiction of the United States; $1
(c) The term "ineligible to citizenship," when used in reference to any individual, includes an individual who is debarred from becoming a citizen of the United States under section 2169 2 of the Revised Statutes, or under section 14 of the Act entitled "An Act to execute certain treaty stipulations relating to Chinese," approved May 6, 1882, or under section 1996, 1997, or 1998 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, or under section 2 of the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the President to increase temporarily the Military Establishment of the United States," approved May 18, 1917, as amended, or under law amendatory of, supplementary to, or in substitution for, any of such sections;
27 Included in sec. 9, Act of February 5, 1917 (39 Stat. 880-881; U. S. C. 145), p. 10. Included in sec. 10. Act of February 5, 1917 (39 Stat. 881; 8 U. S. C. 146), p. 11. For other provisions covering the definition of "alien", see sec. 1, Act of Feb. 5, 1917 (39 Stat. 874; 8 U. S. C. 173), p. 2, the Act of March 24, 1934 (48 U. S. C. 1238), p. 100, and secs. 101 (b), 318 (b), 503, Act of October 14, 1940 (8 U. S. C. 401 (b), 718 (b), 903), pp. 118, 119, and 121.
See footnote 3, p. 1, for statutes conferring citizenship upon Indians.
For application of Immigration Laws to citizens of the Philippine Islands see Act of March 24, 1934, as amended (48 Stat. 456, 462, 463; 53 Stat. 1230; 48 U. S. C. 1232, 1238), p. 100.
32 Sec. 2169 has been supplemented and modified by secs. 303 (as amended by the Act of Dec. 17, 1943. p. 125), 305, 401 (g), 701, and 704 of the Nationality Act of 1940. 23 Repealed by Act of Dec. 17, 1943, p. 125.
34 Modified by Presidential Proclamation of Mar. 5, 1924, p. 601, and by sec. 401 (g) of the Nationality Act of 1940, as amended by the Act of Jan. 20, 1944, p. 414.
Act of May 18, 1917. as amended July 9, 1918 (40 Stat. 77, 885; 8 U. S. C. 366), was repealed by Act of Feb. 11, 1931 (46 Stat. 1087) and sec. 504, Act of Oct. 14, 1940 (Nationality Act of 1940), p. 410.
(d) The term "immigration visa" means an immigration visa issued by a consular officer under the provisions of this Act;
(e) The term "consular officer" means any consular or diplomatic officer of the United States designated, under regulations prescribed under this Act, for the purpose of issuing immigration visas under this Act. In case of the Canal Zone and the insular possessions of the United States the term "consular officer" (except as used in section 24) means an officer designated by the President, or by his authority, for the purpose of issuing immigration visas under this Act;
(f) The term "Immigration Act of 1917" means the Act of February 5, 1917, entitled "An Act to regulate the immigration of aliens to, and the residence of aliens in, the United States";
(g) The term "immigration laws" includes such Act, this Act, and all laws, conventions, and treaties of the United States relating to the immigration, exclusion, or expulsion of aliens;
(h) The term "person" includes individuals, partnerships, corporations, and associations;
(i) The term "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization;
(j) The term "application for admission" has reference to the application for admission to the United States and not to the application for the issuance of the immigration visa;
(k) The term "permit" means a permit issued under section 10; (1) The term "unmarried," when used in reference to any individual as of any time, means an individual who at such time is not married, whether or not previously married;
(m) The terms "child," "father," and "mother" do not include a child or parent by adoption unless the adoption took place before January 1, 1924;
(n) The terms "wife" and "husband" do not include a wife or husband by reason of a proxy or picture marriage. (43 Stat. 168169; 8 U. S. C. 224.)
AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATION
SEO. 29. The appropriation of such sums as may be necessary for the enforcement of this Act is hereby authorized. (43 Stat. 169; 8 U. S. C. 225.)
ACT OF MAY 19, 1921, IN FORCE FOR IMPOSITION, COLLECTION, AND ENFORCEMENT OF PENALTY; DEPORTATION OF ALIENS ENTERING IN VIOLATION THEREOF
SEC. 30. The Act entitled "An Act to limit the immigration of aliens into the United States," approved May 19, 1921, as amended and extended, shall, notwithstanding its expiration on June 30, 1924, remain in force thereafter for the imposition, collection, and enforcement of all penalties that may have accrued thereunder, and any alien who prior to July 1, 1924, may have entered the United States in violation of such Act or regulations made thereunder may be deported in the same manner as if such Act had not expired. (43 Stat. 169; 8 U. S. C. 229.)
TIME OF TAKING EFFECT
SEC. 31. (a) Sections 2, 8, 13, 14, 15, and 16, and subdivision (f) of section 11, shall take effect on July 1, 1924, except that immigration visas and permits may be issued prior to that date, which shall not be valid for admission to the United States before July 1, 1924. In the case of quota immigrants of any nationality, the number of immigration visas to be issued prior to July 1, 1924, shall not be in excess of 10 per centum of the quota for such nationality, and the number of immigration visas so issued shall be deducted from the number which may be issued during the month of July, 1924. In the case of immigration visas issued before July 1, 1924, the fourmonth period referred to in subdivision (c) of section 2 shall begin to run on July 1, 1924, instead of at the time of the issuance of the immigration visa.
(b) The remainder of this Act shall take effect upon its enactment.
(c) If any alien arrives in the United States before July 1, 1924, his right to admission shall be determined without regard to the provisions of this Act, except section 23. (43 Stat. 169; 8 U. S. C. A. 201, annotation 1.)
SAVING CLAUSE IN EVENT OF UNCONSTITUTIONALITY
SEO. 32. If any provision of this Act, or the application thereof to any person or circumstances, is held invalid, the remainder of the Act, and the application of such provision to other persons or circumstances, shall not be affected thereby. (43 Stat. 169; 8 U. S. C. 226.)
Approved, May 26, 1924.
Immigration and Related Acts
Other than the Acts of February 5, 1917, and May 26, 1924
NO TAX OR CHARGE BY STATE ON IMMIGRANTS
Act approved May 31, 1870
SEC. 16. No tax1 or charge shall be imposed or enforced by any State upon any person immigrating thereto from a foreign country, which is not equally imposed and enforced upon every person immigrating to such State from any other foreign country. (R. S. § 2164.)
AUTHORIZING PAYMENT TO INFORMER IN CASES OF VIOLATION OF CONTRACT LABOR LAW
Act approved February 26, 1885, as amended
SECTION 1. That the act approved February twentysixth, eighteen hundred and eighty-five, entitled "An act to prohibit the importation and migration of foreigners and aliens under contract or agreement to perform labor in the United States, its Territories, and the District of Columbia," be, and the same is hereby amended so as to authorize the Attorney General to pay to an informer who furnishes original information that the law has been violated such a share of the penalties recovered as he may deem reasonable and just, not exceeding fifty per centum, where it appears that the recovery was had in consequence of the information thus furnished. (23 Stat. 332; 25 Stat. 567; 8 U. S. C. 140.)
AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO SUSPEND IMMIGRATION FROM COUNTRIES IN WHICH CHOLERA OR OTHER INFECTIOUS OR CONTAGIOUS DISEASES EXIST
Act approved February 15, 1893
SEC. 7. That whenever it shall be shown to the satisfaction of the President that by reason of the existence of cholera or other infectious or contagious diseases in a foreign country there is serious danger of the introduction of the same into the United States, and that notwithstanding the quarantine defense this danger is so increased by the introduction of persons or property from such coun
For other provisions covering head tax, see also sec. 2, Act of February 5, 1917 (39 Stat. 875; 8 U. S. C. 132), p. 2, and Public Resolution 44, p. 79.
Act of October 19, 1888 (25 Stat. 567; 8 U. S. C. 140). Prior thereto, provision for paying informer was not in the Act of February 26, 1885 (23 Stat. 332). See also sec. 5. Act of February 5, 1917 (39 Stat. 879; 8 U. S. C. 139), p. 8, and the Act of June 26, 1940 (54 Stat. 578), p. 107, for other provisions covering rewards to informers.