IMMIGRATION: Alterations Proposed

Last week the House of Representatives passed a so-called "deportation bill," an amendment to the immigration act. Among the things the bill would do is to extend from five to seven years the period in which an alien may be deported for becoming a public charge or going insane in the U. S. It also provides for the deportation of any alien convicted of an offense and sentenced to one year or more in prison. Among the minor changes proposed is the abolition of "moral turpitude"—conviction for a felony being substituted—as a...

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