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herein required, or forge such certificate, or knowingly utter any forged or fraudulent certificate, or falsely personate any person named in any such certificate, and any person other than the one to whom a certificate was issued who shall falsely present any such certificate, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars, and imprisoned in a penitentiary for a term of not
more than five years. Deportation. Any Chinese person, or person of Chinese descent, found
unlawfully in the United States, or its Territories, may be arrested upon a warrant issued upon a complaint, under oath, filed by any party on behalf of the United States, by any justice, judge, or commissioner of any l'nited States court, returnable before any justice, judge, or commissioner of a United States court, or before any United States court, and when convicted, upon a hearing, and found and adjudged to be one not lawfully entitled to be or remain in the United States, such person shall be removed from the
United States to the country whence he came. Procedure. But any such Chinese person convicted before a commis
sioner of a l'nited States court may, within ten days from such conviction, appeal to the judge of the distriet court for the district.
A certitied copy of the judgment shall be the process upon which said removal shall be made, and it may be executed by the marshal of the district, or any officer haring authority of a marshal under the provisions of this section.
And in all such cases the person who brought or aided in bringing such person into the United States shall be liable to the Government of the United States for all necessary expenses incurred in such investigation and removal; and all peace officers of the several States and Territories of the United States are hereby invested with the same authority in reference to carrying out the provisions of this act, as a marshal or deputy marshal of the United States, and shall be entitled to like compensation, to be audited
and paid by the same officers. Diplomatic of The preceding sections shall not apply to Chinese diplo
con- matic or consular officers or their attendants, who shall be
admitted to the United States under special instructions of the Department of Commerce and Labor, without production of other evidence than that of personal identity.
From and after the passage of this act, and until the expiration of ten years next after the passage of this act,
the coming of Chinese laborers to the United States be, and ed in the same is hereby, suspended, and during such suspension
it shall not be lawful for any Chinese laborer to come from any foreign port or place, or having so come to remain within the United States.
The master of any vessel who shall knowingly bring Scusamond- within the United States on such vessel, and land, or attempt (3 Stat. 116.) to land, or permit to be landed any Chinese laborer, from
ficers and suls.
140, 1ss. (Stat., 59.) Sec.1.1s (mond(23 Stat. 115.)
Liability of maisters.
any foreign port or place, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars for each and every such Chinese laborer so brought, and may also be imprisoned for a term not exceeding one year.
In order to the faithful execution of the provisions of this, Certificate of act, every Chinese person, other than a laborer, who may Scc.6.48 amendbe entitled by said treaty or this act to come within the ed July , 1884,
(23 Stat. ) United States, and who shall be about to come to the Cnited States, shall obtain the permission of and be identitied as so entitled by the Chinese Government, or of such other foreign Government of which at the time such Chinese person shall be a subject, in each case to be evidenced by a certificate issued by such Government, which certificate shall be in the English language, and shall show such permission, with the name of the permitted person in his or her proper signature, and which certificate shall state the individual, family, and tribal name in full, titl or official rank, if any, the age, height, and all physical peculiarities, former and present occupation or profession, when and where and how long pursued, and place of residence of the person to whom the certificate is issued, and that such person is entitled by this act to come within the United States.
If the person so applying for a certificate shall be a merchant, said certificate shall, in addition to above requirements, state the nature, character, and estimated value of the business carried on by him prior to and at the time of his application as aforesaid: Provided, That nothing in this act nor in said treaty shall
Merchant." be construed as embracing within the meaning of the word “merchant,” hucksters, peddlers, or those engaged in taking, drying, or otherwise preserving shell or other fish for home consumption or exportation.
If the certificate be sought for the purpose of travel for Tourists. curiosity, it shall also state whether the applicant intends to pass through or travel within the United States, together with his financial standing in the country from which such certificate is desired.
The certiticate provided for in this act, and the identity of the person named therein shall, before such person goes on board any vessel to proceed to the United States, he vised by the endorsement of the diplomatic representative of the United States in the foreign country from which said certificate issues, or of the consular representative of the United States at the port or place from which the person named in the certificate is about to depart; and such diplomatic representative or consular representative whose indorsement is so required is hereby empowered, and it shall be his duty, before indorsing such certificate as aforesaid, to examine into the truth of the statement set forth in said certificate, and if he shall tind upon examination that said or any of the statements therein contained are untrue it shall be his duty to refuse to indorse the same.
Such certificate vised as aforesaid shall be prima facie evidence of the facts set forth therein, and shall be produced to such officer under the control of the CommissionerGeneral of Immigration as the Secretary of Commerce and Labor may designate of the port in the district in the United States at which the person named therein shall arrive, and afterward produced to the proper authorities of the United States whenever lawfully demanded, and shall be the sole evidence permissible on the part of the person so producing the same to establish a right of entry into the United States; but said certificate may be controverted and the facts therein stated disproved by the United States
authorities. Forging certif- Any person who shall knowingly and falsely alter or sub
stitute any name for the name written in such certificate or forge any such certificate, or knowingly utter any forged or fraudulent certificate, or falsely personate any person named in any such certificate, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor; and upon conviction thereof shall be tined in a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars, and impris
oned in a penitentiary for a term of not more than five years. Passenger list. The master of any vessel arriving in the United States
from any foreign port or place shall, at the same time he (23 Stat., 117.) delivers a manifest of the cargo, and if there be no cargo,
then at the time of making a report of the entry of the vessel pursuant to law, in addition to the other matter required to be reported, and before landing, or permitting to land, any Chinese passengers, deliver and report to such officer under the control of the Commissioner-General of Immigration as the Secretary of Commerce and Labor may designate of the district in which such vessels shall have arrived a separate list of all Chinese passengers taken on board his vessel at any foreign port or place, and all such passengers on board the vessel at that time.
Such list shall show the names of such passengers (and if accredited officers of the Chinese or of any other foreign Government, traveling on the business of that Government, or their servants, with a note of such facts), and the names and other particulars as shown by their respective certificates; and such list shall be sworn to by the master in the manner required by law in relation to the manifest
Sec. 8, as amended July 5, 1884.
of the cargo.
Any refusal or wilful neglect of any such master to comply with the provisions of this section shall incur the same penalties and forfeiture as are provided for a refusal or neglect to report and deliver a manifest of the cargo.
Before any Chinese passengers are landed from any such vessel such officers under the control of the CommissionerGeneral of Immigration as the Secretary of Commerce and Labor may designate shall proceed to examine such passengers, comparing the certificates with the list and with the passengers; and no passenger shall be allowed to land in the United States from such vessel in violation of law. Every vessel whose master shall knowingly violate any of scs:10, as amendthe provisions of this act shall be deemed forfeited to the (23 Stat., 117.) United States, and shall be liable to seizure and condemnation in any district of the United States into which such vessel may enter or in which she may be found.
Any person who shall knowingly bring into or cause to be Landing Chi. brought into the United States by land, or who shall aid or sec:11, as amendabet the same, or aid or abet the landing in the United States (23 Stat., 117.) from any vessel, of any Chinese person not lawfully entitled toenter the United States, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall on conviction thereof, be fined in a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars, and imprisoned for a term not exceeding one year.
No Chinese person shall be permitted to enter the United Sec.12.axamenuStates by land without producing to the proper officer of (23 Stat., 117.) customs the certificate in this act required of Chinese persons seeking to land from a vessel.
And any Chinese person found unlawfully within the Deportation. United States shall be caused to be removed therefrom to the country from whence he came, and at the cost of the United States, after being brought before some justice, judge, or commissioner of a court of the United States and found to be one not lawfully entitled to be or to remain in the United States.
And in all such cases the person who brought or aided Aiding entry. in bringing such person to the United States shall be liable to the Government of the United States for all necessary expenses incurred in such investigation and removal; and all peace officers of the several States and Territories of the United States are hereby invested with the same authority as a marshal or United States marshal in reference to carrying out the provisions of this act or the act of which this is amendatory, as a marshal or deputy marshal of the United States, and shall be entitled to like compensation to be audited and paid by the same officers.
And the United States shall pay all costs and charges Cost of depor: for the maintenance and return of any Chinese person having the certificate prescribed by law as entitling such Chinese person to come into the United States who may not have been permitted to land from any vessel by reason of any of the provisions of this act.
This act shall not apply to diplomatic and other officers of Diplomatic the Chinese or other Governments traveling upon the business of that Government, whose credentials shall be taken ed July 5, 2014
(23 Slat., 117.) as equivalent to the certificate in this act mentioned, and shall exempt them and their body and household servants from the provisions of this act as to other Chinese persons.
Hereafter no State court or court of the United States Citizenship deshall admit Chinese to citizenship; and all laws in conflict Sec. 16. with this act are hereby repealed.
The provisions of this act shall apply to all subjects of Chinese." China and Chinese, whether subjects of China or any other sido as amendforeign power.
( 23 Stal., 118.) And the words “Chinese laborers,” wherever used in
Sec. 13,48 amendi Sec. 16.
this act shall be construed to mean both skilled and unJuly 5, 1894.
skilled laborers and Chinese employed in inining. (23 Stat., 118.)
Any violation of any of the provisions of this act, or of the act of which this is amendatory, the punishment of which is not otherwise herein provided for, shall be deemed a misdemeanor, and shall be punishable by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars, or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or both such fine and imprisonment.
There shall be no further immigration of Chinese into (30-stat. 751.) the Hawaiian Islands, except upon such conditions as are
now or may hereafter be allowed by the laws of the United States; and no Chinese, by reason of anything herein contained, shall be allowed to enter the United States from the Hawaiian Islands.
Chinese in the Hawaiian Islands when this act takes
effect may within one year thereafter obtain certificates of 31 Stat., 101.) residence as required by “An act to prohibit the coming
of Chinese persons into the United States," approved May fifth, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, as amended by an act approved November third, eighteen hundred and ninety-three, entitled “An act to amend an act entitled “An act to prohibit the coming of Chinese persons into the United States,' approved May fifth, eighteen hundred and ninety-two," and until the expiration of said year shall not be deemed to be unlawfully in the United States if found therein without such certificate: Provided howerer, That no Chinese laborer, whether he shall hold such certificate or not, shall be allowed to enter any State, Territory, or District of the United States from the Hawaiian Islands.
Chinese in Hawaii.
Ipr. 30, 1900.
Officerdetailed on Chinese matters,
June 6, 1900.
Nothing in section four of the act of Aug. 5, 1882 (22 Stat., 225), shall be construed to prevent the Secretary of Commerce and Labor from hereafter detailing one officer employed in the enforcement of the Chinese exclusion acts for duty at the Department of Commerce and Labor at
Washington. Cooly trade. No citizen of the United States, or foreigner coming into R. S., 2155.
or residing within the same, shall, for himself, or for any other person, either as master, factor, owner, or otherwise, build, equip, load, or otherwise prepare, any vessel, registered, enrolled, or licensed, in the United States, for the purpose of procuring from any port or place the subjects of China, Japan, or of any other oriental country, known as “coolies”, to be transported to any foreign port, or place, to be disposed of, or sold, or transferred, for any time, as servants or apprentices, or to be held to service or labor.
If any person shall knowingly and willfully contract, or (18 stat., 1475.) attempt to contract, in advance or in pursuance of such
illegal importation, to supply to another the labor of cooly or other person brought into the United States in violation of section two thousand one hundred and fifty-eight of the Revised Statutes, or of any other section of the laws pro