Senator Hoar would like President Roosevelt to intervene in a controversy over some ill children in transit to the United States. The children's parents are already in the country.
Emigration and immigration--Government policy; Emigration and immigration--Health aspects; Scandals--Political aspects
Barbara Namer and her two children are being detained at Ellis Island and will be sent back to Beirut. The children have been diagnosed with trachoma and cannot be admitted to the hospital due to overcrowding. Senator Hoar wants their deportation stopped and has public support for treating the children. He requests Senator Lodge's attention to the matter.
Emigration and immigration--Government policy; Emigration and immigration--Health aspects; Deportation; Trachoma; Lebanon--Beirut; Namer, Barbara
Margaret Dye Ellis believes that there should be female inspectors in New York and has President Roosevelt's support. Roosevelt asks Secretary Shaw to implement the plan.
Emigration and immigration; Emigration and immigration--Sex differences; Emigration and immigration--Health aspects
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