April 8, 1927 (16th Parliament, 1st Session)

LAB

James Shaver Woodsworth

Labour

Mr. WOODSWORTH:

Yes, a letter was
addressed to me last year with regard to this matter, but I would point out to the hon. member that legislation of this character was introduced by the government in preceding years. I have no doubt whatever that the government itself has received from every section of this country, protests against this legislation which was placed on the statute books in 1919. The hon. member for West Calgary has held up the United States as a model for us in this regard. Some of us

Immigration Act-Mr. Woodsworth

Topic:   IMMIGRATION ACT AMENDMENT
Subtopic:   REPEAL OP PROVISION FOR DEPORTATION OP CERTAIN CLASSES
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