IMMIGRATION: Mme Perkins' Problems

As Secretary of Labor, Frances Perkins must enforce immigration laws that turn unwanted aliens away from the U. S., must perform the sometimes ogreish job of deporting aliens who have lived, labored, sunk their roots in the U. S. No ogress, Frances Perkins last week had on her hands two noteworthy problem cases.

Seaman. Australian Harry Bridges, C.I.O.'s wiry West Coast maritime boss, entered the U. S. legally in 1920, twice applied for first citizenship papers, twice allowed his application to lapse. For Harry Bridges, this was a serious mistake. By the time...

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