National Affairs: Reasonable Suspicion

For almost three years, Mrs. Ellen Knauff had been knocking at the door, trying to get into the U.S. All she got was a turndown; all newsmen could learn from tight-lipped Immigration officials was that she was considered a "bad security risk" (TIME, May 29).

Last week in Washington, when a special Immigration and Naturalization Service board rejected her ninth appeal, the public for the first time was given some indication of why Ellen Knauff, German-born bride of a naturalized U.S. citizen, would not be allowed to enter the U.S. Three Government witnesses, including a former Czech army major, had testified that...

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