National Affairs: Labor Report

Immigration is the biggest row the Secretary of Labor has to hoe. Three years ago strict quota laws went into effect to try and keep U. S. work for U. S. workmen and not overcrowd the "land of opportunity."

Last week, when Secretary Davis of Labor reported on fiscal 1927, his immigration figures received close attention. They showed:

That despite quota laws, 41,895 more aliens were admitted to the U. S. last year than in 1926—538,001 to 496,106.

Aliens leaving the U. S. for their homes were only 25,753 more...

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