Report on the Alien Insane in the Civil Hospitals of New York State: Submitted to His Excellency, Honorable Martin H. Glynn, Governor of the State of New York, January 23, 1914

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Page 63 - ... likely to become a public charge; professional beggars; persons afflicted with tuberculosis or with a loathsome or dangerous contagious disease; persons not comprehended within any of the foregoing excluded classes who are found to be and are certified by the examining surgeon as being mentally or physically defective, such mental or physical defect being of a nature which may affect the ability of such alien to earn a living...
Page 63 - ... might have been detected by means of a competent medical examination at such time, such person or transportation company, or the master, agent, owner, or consignee of any such vessel shall pay to the collector of customs of the customs district in which the port of arrival is located the sum of...
Page 50 - That any alien who shall enter the United States in violation of law, and such as become public charges from causes existing prior to landing, shall, upon the warrant of the Secretary of Commerce and Labor, be taken into custody and deported...
Page 56 - That any alien liable to be excluded because likely to become a public charge or because of physical disability other than tuberculosis in any form or a loathsome or dangerous contagious disease may, if otherwise admissible, nevertheless be admitted in the discretion of the Secretary of Labor upon the giving of a suitable and proper bond...
Page 73 - L. 1910, ch. 604. a careful inspection and observation of the methods and facilities for examining immigrants for mental disease and defect at the port of New York, and shall, from time to time, report to the commission upon the methods employed, and their efficiency, and shall render reports regarding the prevalence of insanity among aliens and the foreign born population of the state and shall make suitable recommendations as to means by which insane, idiotic, imbecile and epileptic aliens may...
Page 63 - That the following classes of aliens shall be excluded from admission into the United States: All idiots, imbeciles, feeble-minded persons, epileptics, insane persons, and persons who have been insane within five years previous; persons who have had two or more attacks of insanity at any time previously...
Page 57 - Secretary, in such amount and containing such conditions as he may prescribe, to the United States and to all States, Territories, counties, towns, municipalities, and districts thereof, holding the United States and all States, Territories, counties, towns, municipalities, and districts thereof harmless against such alien becoming a public charge.
Page 56 - Labor upon the giving of a suitable and proper bond or undertaking, approved by said Secretary in such amount and containing such conditions as he may prescribe, to the...
Page 53 - The law, moreover, places the burden of proof as to the causation of the alien's insanity upon the State and not upon the alien. If the State fails to establish that the alien's insanity arose from " causes existing prior to landing " the alien escapes deportation. This is emphasized by subdivision 3 of Rule 22 of the Department of Labor, Bureau of Immigration, relating to the facts to be set forth in the medical certificate essential in deportation, of which paragraph (d) requires proof as to "...
Page 49 - ... disability arising subsequent to landing may be deported, with his consent and the approval of the bureau, within three years from date of landing, at Government expense, provided he is delivered to the immigration officers at a designated port free of charge. If the alien's deportation is directed, the charges incurred for his care and treatment in any public or charitable institution from the date of notification to an immigration official until the expiration of one year after landing may...

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