Tangled Suspicions

Tangled Suspicions

To add to the immigration muddle the English Shipping Companies, The United States Lines, and Robert P. Skinner (American Consul General in London) are at odds over the administration of our immigration quota law.

Some time ago (as a precaution against having to pay a fine of $200 per capita for passengers brought to this country and denied admission, and to save the cost of returning such immigrants to Europe. British steamship companies and the United States Lines established a registration bureau to count the number...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!