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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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The Tide of Immigration

Frank Julian Warne - United States - 1916 - 412 pages
...Presidents Taft and Wilson "all aliens over sixteen years of age, physically capable of reading, who cannot read the English language, or some other language or dialect, including Hebrew or Yiddish," were to be excluded. For the purpose of ascertaining the qualification of the immigrant,...
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Readings in Social Problems

Albert Benedict Wolfe - Social problems - 1916 - 828 pages
...admission thereto, to wit : All aliens over sixteen years of age, physically capable of reading, who cannot read the English language, or some other language or dialect, including Hebrew or Yiddish : Provided, That any admissible alien or any alien heretofore or hereafter legally admitted,...
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The Tide of Immigration

Frank Julian Warne - United States - 1916 - 402 pages
...immigrant should be able both to read and write. In the bills vetoed by Presidents Taft and Wilson "all aliens over sixteen years of age, physically capable of reading, who cannot read the English language, or some other language or dialect, including Hebrew or Yiddish,"...
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Documents of the Senate of the State of New York, Volume 18

New York (State). Legislature. Senate - Government publications - 1917 - 1250 pages
...as provided in section nineteen of this act. That after three months from the passage of this act,1 sing and limitation over of real or personal property...foster parent dying without heirs, the person adopted Yiddish; Provided, That any admissible alien, or any alien heretofore or hereafter legally admitted...
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Annual Report, Volume 3; Volume 50

New York (State). Board of Charities - 1917 - 1096 pages
...as provided in section nineteen of this act. That after three months from the passage of this act,1 in addition to the aliens who are by law now excluded...some other language or dialect, including Hebrew or Yiddish; Provided, That any admissible alien, or any alien heretofore or hereafter legally admitted...
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The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Volume 31

Charles Franklin Dunbar, Frank William Taussig, Abbott Payson Usher, Alvin Harvey Hansen, William Leonard Crum, Edward Chamberlin, Arthur Eli Monroe - Economics - 1917 - 750 pages
...hands. The provisions of the test were similar to those in other recent bills, refusing admission to " all aliens over sixteen years of age, physically capable...some other language or dialect, including Hebrew or Yiddish." Exceptions were made in favor of the father or grandfather over fifty-five years of age,...
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The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Volume 31

Charles Franklin Dunbar, Frank William Taussig, Abbott Payson Usher, Alvin Harvey Hansen, William Leonard Crum, Edward Chamberlin, Arthur Eli Monroe - Economics - 1917 - 748 pages
...hands. The provisions of the test were similar to those in other recent bills, refusing admission to " all aliens over sixteen years of age, physically capable...some other language or dialect, including Hebrew or Yiddish." Exceptions were made in favor of the father or grandfather over fifty-five years of age,...
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The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Volume 31

Charles Franklin Dunbar, Frank William Taussig, Abbott Payson Usher, Alvin Harvey Hansen, William Leonard Crum, Edward Chamberlin, Arthur Eli Monroe - Economics - 1917 - 732 pages
...hands. The provisions of the test were similar to those in other recent bills, refusing admission to " all aliens over sixteen years of age, physically capable...some other language or dialect, including Hebrew or Yiddish." Exceptions were made in favor of the father or grandfather over fifty-five years of age,...
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Monthly Review of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Volume 4

Labor - 1917 - 1148 pages
...exclusion is one based on a literacy test, its provisions being expressed in the following language : All aliens over sixteen years of age, physically capable...some other language or dialect, including Hebrew or Yiddish: Provided, That any admissible alien, or any alien heretofore or hereafter legally admitted,...
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Annual report of the State Hospital Commission. 1915/16

1917 - 670 pages
...admission of aliens is made. It is as follows: " That after three months from the approval of this act, in addition to the aliens who are by law now excluded...into the United States, the following persons shall be excluded from admission thereto, to wit: "All aliens over sixteen years of age, physically capable...
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