Federal immigration legislation. Digest of immigration decisions. Steerage legislation, 1819-1908. State immigration and alien law

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Strana 125 - When construing and enforcing the provisions of this Act, the act, omission, or failure of any officer, agent, or other person acting for or employed by any...
Strana 385 - An act to amend an act entitled an act to provide for the better security of the lives of passengers on board of vessels propelled in whole or in part by steam...
Strana 127 - That from and after the passage of this act it shall be unlawful for any person, company, partnership, or corporation, In any manner whatsoever, to prepay the transportation, or in any way assist or encourage the importation or migration of any alien or aliens, any foreigner or foreigners, into the United States, Its Territories, or the District of Columbia...
Strana 123 - ... any woman or girl in interstate or foreign commerce, or in any Territory or the District of Columbia, in going to any place for the purpose of prostitution or debauchery, or for any other immoral purpose...
Strana 113 - ... the duty, necessity, or propriety of the unlawful assaulting or killing of any officer or officers, either of specific Individuals or of officers generally, of the Government of the United States...
Strana 114 - States who later goes in transit from one part of the United States to another through foreign contiguous territory...
Strana 97 - That skilled labor may be imported if labor of like kind unemployed can not be found in this country; And provided further, That the provisions of this law applicable to contract labor shall not be held to exclude professional actors, artists, lecturers, singers, ministers of any religious denomination, professors for colleges or seminaries, persons belonging to any recognized learned profession, or persons employed strictly as personal or domestic servants.
Strana 65 - The United States of America and the Emperor of China cordially recognize the inherent and inalienable right of man to change his home and allegiance, and also the mutual advantage of the free migration and emigration of their citizens and subjects respectively from the one country to the other for purposes of curiosity, of trade, or as permanent residents.
Strana 68 - The limitation or suspension shall be reasonable, and shall apply only to Chinese who may go to the United States as laborers, other classes not being included in the limitations. Legislation taken in regard to Chinese laborers will be of such a character only as is necessary to enforce the regulation, limitation, or suspension of immigration, and immigrants shall not be subject to personal maltreatment or abuse.
Strana 161 - It is an accepted maxim of international law, that every sovereign nation has the power, as inherent in sovereignty, and essential to self-preservation, to forbid the entrance of foreigners within its dominions, or to admit them only in such cases and upon such conditions as it may see fit to prescribe.

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