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Immigration and Naturalization, 1962

 File — Box: 90, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1

Scope and Contents

A collection of letters, petitions, naturalization lists, news clippings, memorandum, a Christmas card & other items. These are not filed chronologically. Examples are: stapled packet containing memorandum, news release & “Advertisement Proof” (6/62) re/ the Emergency Committee for Chinese Refugees & its “Emergency Appeal To All Freedom-Loving People: Aid Refugees From Communism In China;” a copy of a “June 5, 1962 Memorandum From: Organizing Committee Re: Call for Action on Refugees from Communism” & attached “Advertisement Proof;” letters (Apr.-May 1962) re/ constituent George S. Pruski received assistance from Wilson as to allowing a Polish cousin, employed on a Swedish steamer, to stay in San Diego to visit for a few weeks; letters (Apr.-May 1962) re/ constituent Howard O. Eaton (Professor of Economics, CA Western Univ.) requests Wilson’s assistance in helping one of his exchange students from Indonesia, whose visa is up in August, remain in the US. Because of the political unrest in Indonesia, his wife was already a refugee in Singapore; a letter (5/21/62) from George E. Ross (President, CA Epilepsy Society), a brochure “Epilepsy The Hopeful Handicap” and an information sheet re/ Bill H. R. 11219, presented by Congressman George P. Miller, “which removes the word ‘epilepsy’ from the Immigration and Nationality Act 212A (4);” letters (Apr.- May 1962) re/ constituent concern as to “a recent TV news cast . . .[that] stated ‘200’ Cubans per day arriving in Florida” and receiving “free groceries” & other perks while “a great number of our are citizens are unemployed;” copies of “Lists of Persons Naturalized in the United States District Court of California at San Diego” for January, March & April, 1962; letters (Feb.-Apr. 1962) re/ constituent, Maurice J. Rankin, “invites consideration of the resettlement of a group of suitably selected Cuban refugees in the community of his Live Oak Springs Resort in San Diego County;” letters (Mar.-Apr. 1962) re/ La Jolla constituent, Mrs. Maybelle M. von Kalinoski, seeks information as to the historical antecedents for the State Department’s “Sight-seeing” and “Compassionate Tourist” classification. “The summer of 1949 was the first time after World War II that civilians other than those of military personnel were admitted to war torn Germany;” letters & Christmas card (12/61 – 2/62) re/ constituent Paul S. Yee receives assistance from Wilson in getting an INS investigator and friend reassigned to California; letters & note (1/62) re/ constituent James P. Vernetti (DDS) suggests that Cuban refugees in Florida that have his profession be given opportunities to find employment in their profession, rather than as “a bus boy, elevator operator, etc.;” a letter (11/27/61) from Bonita constitutent Martin R. Engler, Jr. & Wilson’s reply (1/17/62) re/ Mr. Engler’s concern that Congress may pass a law making all Cuban refugees eligible for citizenship or permanent stay; letters & copy of The Kiplinger Washington Letter (11/61-1/62) re/ more references to constituent concern about Congress passing law as to citizenship for Cuban Refugees; letter (1/12/62) from Wilson & attached copy of news clipping “Neil Morgan,” Tribune, 1-3-62, a21 re/ fire in Tijuana burns documents for a woman trying to emigrate to the US with her son, but INS agents come to the rescue and Wilson praises them.


  • created: 1962


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Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

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