While the immigration authorities were last week considering and reconsidering the case of the Countess Cathcart (TIME, March 1) who had been denied admission on the grounds of moral turpitude, having been divorced for adultery ?and while her lawyers were taking her case to court?the law-makers of the nation were not ignorant of world events.

One of them, Congressman Emanuel Celler, Democrat from Brooklyn, issued a statement: "If the Carthcart case shows anything it proves that our Government has no right to meddle...

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