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Government Documents; Immigration (Paperback) Loot Price: R878
Discovery Miles 8 780
Government Documents; Immigration (Paperback): unknownauthor, Anonymous
Government Documents; Immigration (Paperback): unknownauthor, Anonymous

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...to keep out all immigrants and shut the gates of America; I can not understand why this argument has taken the range that it has. Mr. Manahan. In the absolute absence of any proof, so far as I have read the record--in the utter absence of any proof whatever that the immigrants to-day who can not read will be less desirable than those of the same race who can read, there can be no other motive behind this literacy test than an attempt simply to serve as the opening wedge with which to utterly prohibit immigration altogether. Mr. Sabath. There is no doubt about that Mr. GoLDFOGLE. The idea being to make this the first step to securing further legislation to restrict immigration generally. That is the reason of this literacy test. Mr. Manahan. Yes; that is the spirit of the thing. The Chairman. Mr. Cantor has finished, as I understand. Mr. Cantor. I understood you to say my time was-up. I am practically sure if I can have leave to make additions and changes to my remarks I can fully present the arguments I desired. The Chairman. You may read the transcript and make any changes you desire. Mr. Cantor. And I should like to say something upon the effect of immigration upon wages, which comes from the official report. The Chairman. You can file any statement you want to make. Mr. Cantor. When I have the stenographers' notes? The Chairman. Yes. Mr. Cantor. I have not touched upon all the questions involved; nor is it necessary. During the discussion to-day before your committee I have endeavored, in a general way, to indicate the effect of unrestricted immigration upon our population and upon the history of the country, almost from its foundation, with respect to the benefits that have flowed directly or indirectly from it. But, after all, the real...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: unknownauthor • Anonymous
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 19mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 362
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-55484-1
Barcode: 9781150554841
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-55484-3

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