IMMIGRATION: What Have I Done?

On orders from the Justice Department, famed Hungarian-born Violinist Joseph Szigeti was put behind the wire fence last week on Ellis Island. Arriving in New York for his 25th U.S. concert tour, he was picked off the liner Ile de France, and refused admittance to the U.S. Immigration officers would only say that he was "temporarily excluded." Presumably, though the tight-mouthed immigration officials would not say so, Szigeti was being held under the new McCarran internal security law. Said the bewildered 58-year-old virtuoso, a California resident for the past nine years: "It makes me a prisoner. What have I...

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