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Immigration and Naturalization, 1963

 File — Box: 90, Folder: 3
Identifier: Folder 3

Scope and Contents

A collection of letters, statements, memorandum, immigration forms & other items. Examples are: letters (Jan.-Feb. 1963) from constituent (Mrs.) Vera Jean Navette, Wilson & Joseph E. Wiedenmayer (American Consul, Palermo, Italy) re/ nonquota visa issued to Mr. Francesco Navette; letters (Feb.-Mar. 1962) El Cajon constituent Paul Pickens, Wilson & Allen B. Moreland (Dir., Visa Office, Dept. of State) re/ query about number of American Cuban citizens in Cuba returning to the U.S. and critical comments about the Kennedy Administration & Senator Kuchel being “ a democrat in Republican clothes;” a copy of U. S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, “Statement of General Information on Consideration of Requests for Waivers of the Two-Year Foreign Residence Requirement of the Exchange Visitor Program;” memorandum (4/3/63) from Lawrence Sullivan to Wilson – “California has the largest alien population in the Union” & attached copy of Dept. of Justice news release—April 2, 1963 re/ commentary and tables showing “Aliens Who Reported Under the Alien Address Program, By Selected Nationalities and States of Residence: During 1962 and 1963;” letters (5/63) from La Jolla constituent E. J. Otis, Earl Cantos & Wilson re/ Mr. Otis projected visit to Greece and fears of induction into the Greek Army; a copy of Dept. of State, Bureau of Security and Consular Affairs, “Summary of the Major Provisions of the New Immigration Bill” – “Abolition of the National Origins System” (revised 7/24/63); a letter (7/23/63) from El Cajon constituent Paul Pickens & Wilson’s reply (7/31/63) re/ Mr. Pickens’s concerns that “the President wants to let down the quota limit of people coming into this country” and his fears that in the future their won’t be a Republican Party; office memos (7/63) re/ confusion over equal pay for equal work between Customs and Immigration officers; letter (8/12/63) from Norman Simon (Exec. Sec., Dist. Grand Lodge No. 4, Bnai Brith) to Wilson & attached copies of Documents Nos. 15 and 19 which were unanimously adopted . . . its 1963 Centennial Convention” as to Immigration and Nationality Act & Federal Civil Rights Legislation; a stapled packet of letters (10/62-8/63) re/ complicated story of an alleged marriage fraud and visa termination being contested by constituents defending their son-in-law; letters & news clipping (Apr.-Aug. 1963) re/ conservative fears of pro-communists in the U.S. and requests for more deportations; letters (Sept-Oct. 1963) re/ Coronado constituent and school teacher requests assistance from Wilson in trying to obtain a visa for a prospective housekeeper living in Tijuana; letters & copy of “Petition To Classify Status of Alien As First Preference Quota Immigrant or as Nonquota Minister” (Aug. – Sept. 1963) re/ a war orphan that arrived in the U.S. in 1957 on VA educational assistance, is now a graduate nurse and married to a Filipino citizen currently serving in the U.S. Navy, needs assistance in achieving permanent resident status; letters & copy of 88th Cong., 1st Sess.. S. 1515 In the Senate of the United States May 13, 1963 . . . A Bill To amend section 328 of the Immigration and Nationality Act relating to naturalization through service in the Armed Forces of the United States” re/ Tirso P. Cuza ETCA USN, a nine year veteran of naval service and an enlistee from the Philippines, asks Wilson to support S. 1515; letters (10/63) re/ La Mesa constituent John S. Alessio, Wilson and others as to up grade of officer in charge at San Ysidro Station and Wilson’s comments on the renovation of the Kona Kai Club facility; letters (11/63) re/ constituent complaints “about activities of the present administration toward removing the immigration quotas;” letter (11/23/63) from Chula Vista constituent Margaret Watson & Wilson’s reply (12/6/63) re/ “The dreadful and shocking assassination of President Kennedy” & her suggestion that those citizens who defect to a communist country be denied reentry and American citizenship; letters (Nov.-Dec. 1963) re/ CA State Employment Service comment on possible admission of Ramon Cueva Soltero, a Mexican National.


  • created: 1963


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Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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