"Enemy alien" classification

World War II (231)
"Enemy alien" classification (371)

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Notice to Internees and Families (ddr-densho-356-924)
doc Notice to Internees and Families (ddr-densho-356-924)
Notice from Edward Ennis informing internees and their families that rehearings can happen if they submit new and substantial evidence to the Alien Enemy Hearing Board regarding the loyalty of the individual in question.
Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to U.S. Department of Justice (ddr-densho-446-111)
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to U.S. Department of Justice (ddr-densho-446-111)
Request for assistance changing Tsai's status to Chinese Formosan, friendly alien, and a path to U.S. citizenship [final draft]
Letter from Lt. Col. E. M. Hudgins to U.S. Department of Justice (ddr-densho-446-157)
doc Letter from Lt. Col. E. M. Hudgins to U.S. Department of Justice (ddr-densho-446-157)
Letter in support of Tsai's requests to change his status to friendly alien. Hudgins is Tsai's supervisor in current Military Intelligence Service position. Hudgins offers strong support for his character, ability, assistance to US war effort.
Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Hugh Borton (ddr-densho-446-129)
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Hugh Borton (ddr-densho-446-129)
Request for assistance obtaining Chinese citizenship [handwritten draft]
Letter from George
doc Letter from George "Jack" H. Kerr to U.S. Department of Justice (ddr-densho-446-158)
Letter in support of Tsai's requests to change his status to friendly alien. Kerr offers strong support for Tsai's character, ability, and assistance to US war effort.
Letter from Albert W. Palmer to Alien Registration Division (ddr-densho-446-80)
doc Letter from Albert W. Palmer to Alien Registration Division (ddr-densho-446-80)
AWP vouches for Ai Chih Tsai and requests that he should be reclassified as a Formosan-Chinese.
Letter from Edward J. Ennis to Ai Thich Tsai (ddr-densho-446-116)
doc Letter from Edward J. Ennis to Ai Thich Tsai (ddr-densho-446-116)
Acknowledges request for assistance in changing alien status. U.S. law offers no way to do this except by complying with naturalization statutes. Recommends contacting Immigration and Naturalization Services Department in Philadelphia.
Letter from George
doc Letter from George "Jack" H. Kerr to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-99)
Kerr is shocked at Tsai' status as "enemy" alien; offers to write to Taylor, Deputy Director for the Far East. Recommends Tsai write to Robert Cashman for a letter explaining the situation.
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 15 (April 13, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-64)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 15 (April 13, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-64)
Selected article titles: "Days Set for Aliens to Comply with Requirements" (pp. 1-2), "Attack Fails to Frighten Family" (p. 3), and "Resettlement Aid Assured Evacuees" (p. 4).
The Newell Star, Vol. III, No. 3 (January 18, 1946) (ddr-densho-284-113)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. III, No. 3 (January 18, 1946) (ddr-densho-284-113)
Selected article titles: "Holland: Relocation Plans for All Free People Made" (p. 1), "Clarify Rules Regarding Alien Registration" (p. 1), "Southern Pacific Railroad Looking for More Workers" (p. 2), and "Student Relocation Council Services Offered Students" (p. 4).
The Newell Star, Vol. III, No. 2 (January 11, 1946) (ddr-densho-284-112)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. III, No. 2 (January 11, 1946) (ddr-densho-284-112)
Selected article titles: "Hearing Registration Still Open-Rothstein" (p. 1), "More Resettlers Sought by Arkansas Plantation" (p. 2), "Many Recent Resettlers Now in Northern Calif." (p. 3), and "Alien ID Card Rules Revoked" (p. 3).
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 16 (April 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-65)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 16 (April 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-65)
Selected article titles: "Myer Speaks to Representative Groups During 4-Day Visit Here: Explains Policies of the WRA" (pp. 1, 6), "Doi Describes Arson Attacks at Court Trial" (p. 2), and "Hospital Opens Japanese School" (p. 5). Page 7 is mislabeled as page 6.
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 17 (April 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-66)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 17 (April 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-66)
Selected article titles: "Justice Dept.: 18 Transferred to Crystal City" (p. 1), "April: 14 Relocate from Center" (p. 2), "Jury Clears 3 Accused of Raid on Doi Farm Home" (p. 2), and "News of Former Tuleans in St. Louis Received" (p. 3).
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 48 (November 30, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-103)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 48 (November 30, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-103)
Selected article titles: "Services to Be Continued After Co-op Closing" (p. 1), "Dept. of Justice: Parole System for Alien Enemies in U.S. Abolished" (p. 2), "To Fingerprint Citizens Going to Japan Dec. 16" (p. 3), and "Philadelphia Receives Its 1000th Resettler" (p. 4).
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 22 (June 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-71)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 22 (June 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-71)
Selected article titles: "36 Leave Tule Lake Center in May; 81 Since January" (p. 1), "May Complete the Irrigation System in June" (p. 1), "Procedure Streamlined: Changes Aid Resettlement of Paroled Enemy Aliens" (p. 2), and "More Sentenced for Violation of Regulations" (p. 2).
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 51 (December 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-109)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 51 (December 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-109)
Selected article titles: "Final Details of Departure Procedure Set" (pp. 1-2), "Relocation: Preliminary Planning Schedule Met-Holland" (pp. 1-2), "Enemy Alien Contraband Travel Regulations Lifted" (p. 2), and "For Tuleans: Sacramento Fast Becoming Most Popular Destination" (p. 4).
Notice of Involuntary Separation (ddr-densho-446-150)
doc Notice of Involuntary Separation (ddr-densho-446-150)
Advice of Personnel Action. Involuntary Separation from Office of War Intelligence since Tsai is a Japanese subject.
Letter from Lt. Col. Merillat Moses to Immigration and Naturalization Service (ddr-densho-446-118)
doc Letter from Lt. Col. Merillat Moses to Immigration and Naturalization Service (ddr-densho-446-118)
Letter in support of Tsai's requests to change his status to friendly alien. As Tsai's immediate chief, Moses has a strong personal interest in this case and requests that every effort be made to change Tsai's registration.
Letter from Elmer Davis, Director of Office of War Information, to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-107)
doc Letter from Elmer Davis, Director of Office of War Information, to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-107)
Tsai cannot work for the government as long as he is classified as a citizen of an enemy country.
Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to President Franklin D. Roosevelt (ddr-densho-446-122)
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to President Franklin D. Roosevelt (ddr-densho-446-122)
Request for executive action to change status to "friendly alien" based on prior work for U.S. government in order to avoid deportation, to avoid consequences for wife and baby, and to allow Tsai to be considered for employment in the American Consulate in Formosa and Chinese Embassy [final draft]
Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to President Franklin D. Roosevelt (ddr-densho-446-98)
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to President Franklin D. Roosevelt (ddr-densho-446-98)
Appeal to U.S. President to change Tsai's status so he can work for U.S. in the occupation and rehabilitation of Formosa. Tsai is one of two Chinese Formosans in US. [final draft]
Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Alien Registration Division (ddr-densho-446-81)
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Alien Registration Division (ddr-densho-446-81)
Letter of request for reclassification from "enemy alien" to Formosan-Chinese
Letter from Hugh Borton to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-130)
doc Letter from Hugh Borton to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-130)
Department of State "will do whatever is within its jurisdiction to further your cause."
Statement of Release (ddr-densho-446-94)
doc Statement of Release (ddr-densho-446-94)
US Navy's Statement of Release for Ai Chih Tsai on December 31, 1944, from US Naval School of Military Government Translation Unit.
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