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" All aliens over sixteen years of age, physically capable of reading, who can not read the English language, or some other language or dialect, including Hebrew or Yiddish... "
Immigration Laws (Act of February 5, 1917): Rules of May 1, 1917 - Page 4
by United States, United States. Bureau of Immigration - 1920 - 108 pages
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Hertslet's Commercial Treaties: A Collection of Treaties and ..., Volume 30

Great Britain. Foreign Office - Commercial treaties - 1924 - 1194 pages
...deportation as provided in Section 19 of this Act. That after three months from the passage of this Act, In addition to the aliens who are by law now excluded...into the United States, the following persons shall f:lso be excluded from admission thereto, to wit: — VOL. xxx 3 u 2 All aliens over 16 years of age,...
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New Outlook, Volume 121

1919 - 898 pages
...reflect. We have /stiffened our immigration laws since 1914. They now provide a literacy test ruling out "all aliens over sixteen years of age physically capable of reading who cannot read the English language or some other language or dialect." That alters things considerably....
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The Federal Reporter

Law reports, digests, etc - 1925 - 1112 pages
...that he was charged in the warrant with being unable, at the time of entry into the United States, to read the English language, or some other language or dialect, including Hebrew, or Yiddish, said that he could not, indicating that he could not read any language or dialect. This being...
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The American Federationist, Volume 22

Labor unions - 1915 - 726 pages
...legislation should be read. It is as follows: "That after four months from the approval of this act, in addition to the aliens who are by law now excluded...from admission into the United States, the following person' shall also be excluded from admission thereto, to wit: "All aliens over sixteen years of age,...
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International Horseshoers' Monthly Magazine, Volume 15

Roady Kenehan - Blacksmithing - 1914 - 718 pages
...much-discussed literacy test provides that every immigrant admitted to the United States must be able to read "the English language or some other language or dialect, including Hebrew or Yiddish." It prescribes the method of testing immigrants, providing that each applicant for admission...
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Congressional Serial Set, Issue 4421

Emigration and immigration law - 1902 - 508 pages
...(page 4, line 21, of the bill): " All persons— " Note the words — "over fifteen years of age and physically capable of reading, who can not read the English language or some other language." The section denies admission to "all" persons. Thus it affects the immigration into the United States...
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The Shop Review

1916 - 736 pages
...requires that an immigrant, over sixteen years of age, physically capable of reading and who cannot read the English language or some other language or dialect, including Hebrew or Yiddish, shall be excluded. There is no doubt in the world that this provision would exclude a very...
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Patriotic Studies, Including Extracts from Bills, Acts and Documents of ...

International Reform Bureau (Washington, D.C.) - Civics - 1905 - 298 pages
...foregoing section, admission into the United States shall be denied to all persons over 15 years of age and physically capable of reading who can not read the English language or some other language ; but an admissible immigrant or a person now in or hereafter admitted to this country may bring in...
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Government Pamphlets on Immigration, Volume 1

United States - 1911 - 234 pages
...bill. This test is in the following language : That after four months from the approval of this act, in addition to the aliens who are by law now excluded...from admission into the United States, the following persona shall also be excluded from admission thereto, to wit: All aliens over sixteen years of age,...
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Brief Statement of the Conclusions and Recommendatioins of the Immigration ...

United States. Immigration Commission - United States - 1911 - 50 pages
...which provided for the exclusion from the United States of — all persons over 16 years of age and physically capable of reading who can not read the English language or some other language; but an admissible immigrant or a person now in or hereafter admitted to this country may bring in or...
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