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Immigration and Naturalization: Visa, 1962

 File — Box: 92, Folder: 5-6
Identifier: Folder 5-6

Scope and Contents

A very large collection of letters, telegrams, memorandum, a booklet & other items. These are filed in reverse order from Dec. back to Jan. 1962. Some selected examples are: letters (Aug.-Nov. 1962) from El Cajon constituent Giovanni Belvedere, Wilson, Albert E. Clattenburg, Jr. (Acting Dir., Visa Office, Dept. of State) & Charles H. Taliaferro (American Consul, Windsor, Ontario) re/ visa case of Mr. Belvedere’s daughter Francesca Belvedere Donato & pro-Wilson political commentary; letters & memorandum (Oct.-Nov. 1962) from constituent Reed C. Durham, Sr., Wilson & Albert E. Clattenburg, Jr. (State Dept.) re/ delays in obtaining visas for Senor y Senora Hector M. Gomez of Montevido, Uruguay; letters (Oct.-Nov. 1962) from Lemon Grove constituent Dr. Frank B. Gigliotti, Wilson & Albert Clattenburg, Jr. (State Dept.) re/ the visa case of Luciano Borrometi of Palermo, Italy was delayed because of quota conditions; letters (Oct. 1962) from Mrs. Lilia M. Hale, Wilson & A. E. Edgar (Officer in Charge, INS, San Diego) re/ a success story for Mrs. Hale, a native and citizen of the Republic of the Philippines as to her education and career in nursing, but difficulty in obtaining more permanent immigration status for herself and her U. S. Navy husband; stapled packet of letters & telegrams (May-Oct. 1962) re/ successful conclusion of the case of an immigrant visa for Mrs. Lucia Tutino, wife of constituent Mr. Antonio Tutino; stapled packet (Aug.-Sept. 1962) re/ immigrant visa case of Epifanios Papageorgiou & copies of Dept. of State, “Allocation of Immigrant Visas Within Quotas Under the Immigration and Nationality Act, As Amended, M-283, 10-5-59,” “General Information Regarding Visas For Immigrants, DSL-650, 10-61” & “Information Concerning Quotas . . . . August 28, 1962 . . .,” see listing for the 50+ countries oversubscribed in 1962; a stapled packet of letters & a booklet from the San Diego Zoological Garden re/ International Conference of the Union of Zoo Directors & participation of Heinrich Dathe (Dir. of the East German Zoo) & Wolfgang Ullrich (Dir. of the Dresden Zoological Garden); letters (Aug.-Sept. 1962) re/ personal information as to real estate property in Bonita, CA & discussion of non-immigrant visa for Cuban Miss Claudina Aguiar Granado; stapled packet of letters (June 1959-May 1962) re/ extensive correspondence between Alexander Gee (Florida), Wilson and others as to immigrant visa case of Chu See Lin; letters (June-Sept. 1962) re/ Mrs. Twyla Ovetta Snell regains her native born citizenship after marriage and residence in Cuba – an expatriate from Castro’s Cuba; letters (Feb.-Oct. 1961) re/ Wilson’s help in adjusting the immigration status of Miss Katrina Alexiou, currently employed as a lab technician in the San Diego Blood Bank, to permanent resident status; letters (5/62) from La Mesa constituent Captain Kenneth Reynard (Master, Bark Star of India) & Wilson re/ employment of Cuban “named Salvador Quintero to work aboard” the Star of India. Wilson indicated that Mr. Quintero needed to apply for refugee status; stapled packet of letters (Aug. 1961-Apr. 1962) re/ personal information to Wilson & interest in immigrant visa case of Mr. Mauro Perretta, the husband of Mrs. Catherine D. C. Perretta of El Cajon; letters (4/62) re/ La Jolla constituent Arnold O. Steele’s ing 2 request to Wilson for assistance as to the immigration problem of Sostenes Ibarra Ferrer, now residing in Tijuana with his wife and four children. A complicated story of WWII, the draft, the army and a return to Mexico. His children and his wife are all natural born U.S. citizens; stapled packet of letters (Apr. 1961-Mar. 1962) re/ concerns of Cecilia C. & Melvin A. Alden as to Cecilia’s brother and sister, there nonimmigrant waivers from Cuba and their kindly treatment upon arriving in Miami; letters (Nov. 1961-Mar. 1962) & wedding announcement re/ Vernon Wahrenbrock (Book House), student visa for Jens Christian Svendsen (Denmark) & other personal information; stapled packet of letters (May 1961- Mar. 1962) re/ concerns of several prominent San Diegans in obtaining immigration status for Mrs. Aniela Choma of Poland – sister of retired CWO Wally Pelz; letters (Jan. 1960-Mar. 1962) re/ success of constituent Hajimi Sakata, with Wilson’s help, in obtaining immigrant visas for Mr. Sakata’s parents, Torakichi & Haruyo Sakata, Fukuoka, Japan; letters (Nov. 1961-Jan. 1962) re/ concerns of Bay Farms Incorporated in obtaining “contract’ farm labor and visa case of Erasmo Sambrano Roman; stapled packet of letters (June 1961-Jan. 1962) re/ constituent Charles Sibley Morgan receives help from Wilson in obtaining immigrant visa for Mr. Eduardo De Rosa of Naples, Italy; news clipping with photograph and telegram (12/14/62) re/ “Widower [Francisco Oliveira] To See Kids By Holidays” (Azores); Other correspondence and visa applications in this folder are related to the following names: Margarete Anneliese Schramm (Germany); Jorge Garcia (Mexico); Morales Silva Enrique (Mexico); Simona Ramos Lopez (Mexico); Bruce B. Meftah (Iran); Hwa Song (Korea), Ricardo Ayala Berber (Mexico); Celia Valdez Ramirez (Mexico); Alexandra Panagiotis Kavalieris (Greece); Dr. Lydia G. Mendoza (Philippines); Mrs. Josephine Balistieri’s grandchildren, Bruno & Filippa Cirello (Italy); Elsa Eulalia Leyva Aliaga (Cuba); Eduardo Bolivar Rodriguez (Cuba); Mrs. Maria Refugia Aguilar (Mexico); Maila nee Kornfeld Wold (Sweden); Theresa Waight Jackson (British Honduras); Javier Plascencia & Emilia Reyna Gallegos de Plascencia (Mexico); Isidro Zuzueta Valdez (Mexico); Mrs. Genia Tikotzhi (Israel); Mrs William Rumpf (sister in East Germany); Catherine Bilek (Budapest, Hungary); Mrs. Wilma Schroeder (mother in East Germany); Santa S. Mann (India & Scotland); Lt. Wm. C. Green, USN (Japan); Aurora Francisca Bautista Escobio & Oscar Gomez Espinosa (Cuba); Mr. Faustino Garcia-Medrano (Mexico); Adrian Martinez (Mexico); Miss Gelacia Cortez (Mexico); Mrs. Delfina Odulia Placencia Iniguez de Morales (Mexico); Alvaro Odon Avalos Partida (Mexico); Mr. Anastasios Stavos & Miss Ellaine Stavos (Greece); Miss Olive Cooper (England); Miss Filomena Peralta (Philippines).


  • created: 1962


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Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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