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doubtful nationality, lack of nationality, or any other cause, are unable to secure passports may be granted permission to depart in the discretion of the Secretary of State.

SEC. 20. If the application is made to a Permit Agent located east of the Mississippi River, the application shall be made at least fourteen and not more than twenty-eight days before the date set for departure. If the Permit Agent is located west of the Mississippi River, the application shall be made at least eighteen days and not more than twenty-eight days before the date set for departure. In special cases additional time will be required for adequate investigation.

Sec. 21. Applications for permission to depart from the United States shall be made upon forms provided for the purpose by the Permit Agents and shall be executed by applicants according to the instructions printed thereon. Substantial copies of such forms and instructions are contained in the Appendix to these regulations.

SEO. 22. Applications shall be executed in triplicate. All copies shall be personally signed and sworn to by the applicant before the Permit Agent. The Permit Agent shall fill in the name of the applicant on the left hand margin of the application, and also the blanks for applicant's description. The remainder of the application need not be filled out by or in the presence of the Permit Agent. If the applicant has conscientious scruples against taking an oath, he may make affirmation to the truth of his statements and answers in the application.

Sec. 23. Each application shall be accompanied by four unmounted photographs of the applicant, not smaller than two by two inches nor larger than three by three inches in size, on thin paper with a light background. If the applicant is able to write, he shall sign all four photographs across the front thereof so as not to obscure the features.

Sec. 24. A married woman accompanying her husband, or a child or children under fourteen years of age accompanying either parent, may be included in the permit granted to the husband or parent and in such case will not be required to make a separate application. Photographs of persons so included in a husband's or parent's application must be furnished. Group photographs may be used in such cases.

SEO. 25. Every applicant shall furnish to the Permit Agent, in addition to any particulars required to be inserted in answer to the printed questions on the application blank, any information which may reasonably be required for the purpose of passing upon his application or for ascertaining the correctness of the particulars stated thereon or otherwise.

SEC. 26. Upon complying with these regulations, an applicant shall receive from the Permit Agent a card showing that the application for permission to depart has been filed. This card is not a permit to depart from the United States but is merely a receipt for the application, and for the passport if that has been retained.

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SEO. 27. Within seven days prior to the proposed date of de parture from the United States, the applicant shall again appear before the Permit Agent who received his application. At this time, or as soon thereafter as his case is decided, he shall receive back his passport and, if permission to depart from the United States is granted, the Permit Agent shall affix applicant's photograph to the receipt card previously issued and shall note thereon the fact that such permission has been given. The card then becomes a provisional permit to depart from the United States and must be preserved carefully for presentation to the proper officials at the point of departure. Such provisional permit is subject to revocation at any time without notice.

SEO. 28. An applicant desiring to leave the place where he makes application for permission to depart before receiving notice of the final action may arrange with the Permit Agent at the time of application that the provisional permit to depart, if granted, shall be given through a Permit Agent at some other point. The application receipt card, in such case, shall contain a note to the effect that final action is to be taken by another designated Permit Agent. In such case, the applicant shall apply to the Permit Agent thus designated for notice of decision.

Seo. 29. A similar request for a change of Permit Agent may be made subsequently to the filing of the application. A request so made may be received by any Permit Agent but will not be granted without express authorization from the Secretary of State.

Sec. 30. Permits to depart from the United States will be granted to applicants by or under the authority of the Secretary of State when it shall appear that there is reasonable necessity for such departure, and when upon investigation, such departure is deemed to be not prejudicial to the interests of the United States.

TITLE 7.-Permits to Enter

Sec. 31. Subject to the exceptions and limitations hereinbefore set forth no alien shall be allowed to enter the United States unless he bears a passport duly visaed in accordance with the terms of the Joint Order of the Department of State and the Department of Labor issued July 26, 1917. Said Joint Order and the amendments thereto and instructions issued thereunder are hereby confirmed and made part hereof by reference, so far as their provisions are not inconsistent with these rules and regulations or with the President's Proclamation of August 8, 1918. A copy of said Joint Order is inserted in the Appendix to these regulations.

Seo. 32. In accordance with the provisions of the Presidential Proclamation of August 8, 1918, a visa will be granted only when it shall appear that there is reasonable necessity for entering the United States and when upon investigation such entry is deemed to be not prejudicial to the interests of the United States.

SEO. 33. As a restriction additional to those provided by said Joint Order, hostile aliens shall not enter the United States from Canada unless they either secure visas in the manner prescribed by the Joint Order, or secure permits in the manner prescribed by Title 2, Section 10, paragraph (b), of these regulations.

Sec. 34.' An alien's passport duly visaed together with a copy of the declaration required by said Joint Order shall constitute a permit to enter the United States within the meaning of the Act of May 22, 1918.

SEC. 36. Diplomatic and consular officers of the United States are authorized to collect the following fees : For visaing each foreign passport (not including passports of officials)- $1.00 For preparing visa declaration and administering oath---

$1.00 For certifying to a copy of a visa declaration previously taken --- $1.00

TITLE 8.-Control at Point of Entry and Departure Sec. 36. The actual control of persons departing from the United States at all seaboard and lake ports shall be exercised by the representatives of the customs service of the Department of the Treasury, who shall act as control officers for this purpose. The actual control of persons departing from the United States by land and of all persons entering the United States shall be exercised by the representatives of the Bureau of Immigration of the Department of Labor, who shall act as control officers for this purpose. The Secretary of State may from time to time designate other persons to act as control officers at any place. In all cases where passports or/and permits to enter or depart are required under these regulations each traveller before entering or departing from the United States shall present his passport or/and permit to the Control Officer at the point of entry or departure. He shall also answer such questions and undergo such examination as the Control Officer shall direct. If, as the result of such questioning and examinations, the Control Officer decides that the entry or departure of the holder of the passport or permit would be prejudicial to the interests of the United States, such person shall not be allowed to enter or depart. Under such cir. cumstances the Control Officer shall immediately notify the Secretary of State by telegraph of his decision and shall as soon as practicable, and in no case later than two days after such decision, forward to the Secretary of State a full report giving the reasons for detention and a full transcript of any testimony or information bearing on such decision.

SEC. 37. If the Control Officer shall be satisfied that the permit and passport are valid and regular and have been properly visaed and that the holder presenting them is the person described therein, that neither of them has been altered or tampered with, and that the holder's departure or entry is not prejudicial to the interests of the United States, he shall allow the holder to depart from or enter the United States.

Sec. 38. In addition to the control as above set forth of persons generally required to secure permission to depart from or enter the United States, control may be exercised over individuals belonging to classes of persons generally allowed to depart or enter without permits or passports. A Control Officer may temporarily prevent the departure or entry of any such individual, in case he considers such departure or entry prejudicial to the interests of the United States. Such action shall be immediately reported to the Secretary of State with a full statement of the reasons therefor. An individual so prevented from departing or entering shall not be entitled to the benefit of any of the limitations or exceptions contained in Section 9 hereof and his departure or entry is forbidden unless, if an alien, he obtains permission from the Secretary of State, or, if a United States citizen, he obtains a valid passport.

TITLE 9.-Additional Regulations Sec. 39. The Secretary of State is authorized to make regulations on the subject of departure from and entry into the United States additional to these rules and regulations and not inconsistent with them.

EXECUTIVE ORDER AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTURE OF ALIEN

ENEMIES FOR EUROPEAN PORTS

FROM FEBRUARY 20, 1920, TO JULY 2, 1921

(Executive Order No. 8231 of February 20, 1920) By virtue of the authority vested in me by “An Act to Prevent in Time of War Departure From and Entry Into the United States Contrary to the Public Safety," approved May 22, 1918, I, Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States of America, hereby amend Executive Order of August 8, 1918, “Governing the Issuance of Passports and the Granting of Permits to Depart From and Enter the United States,” by the following provisions :

Hereafter, persons who by any statute or proclamation may be defined as alien enemies, and who desire to depart by vessel from any port of the United States for any European port, shall not be required to obtain a permit of this Government prior to such departure. Such persons will be permitted to depart upon presentation of a passport issued, renewed, or visaed by a representative of their respective Governments within six months prior to the proposed date of departure, accompanied by a certificate of compliance with the income tax law.”

EXECUTIVE ORDER AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTURE OF HOSTILE

AND ENEMY ALIENS WITHOUT PERMITS

FROM JUNE 27, 1920, TO JULY 2, 1921

Executive Order No. 3294 of June 27, 1920) By virtue of the authority vested in me by "An Act to Prevent in Time of War Departure From and Entry Into the United States Contrary to the Public Safety," approved May 22, 1918, 1, Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States of America, hereby amend Executive Order of August 8, 1918, “Governing the Issuance of Passports and the Granting of Permits to Depart From and Enter the United States,” by the following provisions:

1. Hereafter, persons who by any statute or proclamation may be defined as hostile or enemy aliens, and who desire to depart from any port of the United States for any destination, shall not, unless the Secretary of State so orders, be required to obtain a permit of this Government prior to such departure. Such persons will be permitted to depart upon presentation of passports issued, renewed or visaed by representatives of their respective Governments within one year prior to the proposed date of departure, accompanied by certificates of compliance with the income tax law.

* Executive Order No. 3281 of February 20, 1920, 1s an amendment to Executive Order No. 2032 of August 8, 1918, which was a wartime measure and applicable only to cases during the period from August 8, 1918 to July 1, 1924, inclusive.

2. No passports or permits to depart from or enter the United States shall be required of persons traveling between points in the continental United States and points in Newfoundland, St. Pierre and Miquelon Islands; provided that the above exception has no application to persons traveling en route through the countries named to or from the United States.

EXECUTIVE ORDER RELATING TO TRAVEL BETWEEN THE

UNITED STATES AND THE BAHAMAS

FROM SEPTEMBER 17, 1920, TO JULY 2, 1921

(Executive Order No. 3326 of September 17, 1920) By virtue of the authority vested in me by "An Act to Prevent in Time of War Departure From and Entry Into the United States Contrary to the Public Safety," approved May 22, 1918, I, Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States of America, hereby amend Executive Order of August 8, 1918, “Governing the Issuance of Passports and the Granting of Permits to Depart From and Enter the United States," by the following provision:

No passports or permits to depart from the United States shall be required of American citizens or aliens, except hostile aliens and Russians, leaving the United States for points in the Bahamas, nor from those entering the United States, except hostile aliens and Russians, directly from the Bahamas, provided they have resided therein for more than one year immediately preceding their entry into the United States.

AMENDING THE EXECUTIVE ORDER OF AUGUST 8, 1918, CON.

CERNING PASSPORT CONTROL SO FAR AS IT APPLIES TO THE ENTRY OF ALIENS INTO THE PANAMA CANAL ZONE

FROM APRIL 7, 1921, TO OCTOBER 18, 1921

(Executive Order No. 8427 of April 7, 1921) By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Act approved May 22, 1918, entitled "An Act to Prevent in Time of War Departure from and Entry into the United States Contrary to the Public Safety," I, Warren G. Harding, President of the United States of America, hereby amend the Executive Order of August 8, 1918, relating to the “Rules and Regulations Governing the Issuance of Permits to Enter and Leave the United States,” by the following provision:

Hereafter, aliens entering the Panama Canal Zone shall not be required to present passports visaed by consular officers of the United States, nor shall masters of vessels which are merely passing

• Executive Order No. 8294 of June 27, 1920, is an amendment to Executive Order No. 2982 of August 8, 1918, which was a wartime measure and applicable only to cases during the period from August 8, 1918 to July 1, 1924, inclusive.

• Executive Order No. 8326 of September 17, 1920, is an amendment to Executive Order No. 2932 of August 8, 1918, which was a wartime measure and applicable only to cases during the period from August 8, 1918 to July 1, 1924, Inclusive.

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