Education: Reactionary and Stupid

If a foreign student arriving in the U. S. outside his nation's quota last week had sought to earn 50¢ at his college by rocking a professor's baby or washing dishes in a chophouse, he would promptly have found himself under investigation, subject to arrest and deportation. He might work in exchange for room & board or part of his tuition fees, but he could earn no U. S. cash. If he did, or if in entering he lacked adequate expense money—and immigration officials could make certain by demanding $500 bond—he had...

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