The Press: Woman with a Country

Blue-eyed, brunette Ellen Raphael Knauff, 35, is the German-born war bride of a U.S. Army combat veteran. She is also an anti-Nazi who fled Germany and served as a wartime sergeant in the British WAAF. But she has not been able to gain admission to the U.S. When she came to Ellis Island 20 months ago, the Department of Justice's immigration service excluded her as a security risk, without revealing the evidence against her or giving her a hearing. Last January, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the exclusion order without requiring the Department of Justice to disclose its evidence. Dissenting, Justice...

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