"Enemy alien" classification

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"Enemy alien" classification (371)

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Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Edward J. Ennis (ddr-densho-446-100)
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Edward J. Ennis (ddr-densho-446-100)
Petition to change Tsai's alien status with description of past efforts and employment record.
Letter from Lt. George Kerr to Immigration and Naturalization Service (ddr-densho-446-139)
doc Letter from Lt. George Kerr to Immigration and Naturalization Service (ddr-densho-446-139)
Support for Ai Chih Tsai's request for passport extension. Describes the great importance of Tsai's work to the Navy. Tsai is employed and student visa may be invalid. How to renew the validity of his passport? Has Chinese certificate #1.
Letter from Lt. Col. E. M. Hudgins to U.S. Department of Justice (ddr-densho-446-115)
doc Letter from Lt. Col. E. M. Hudgins to U.S. Department of Justice (ddr-densho-446-115)
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 U.S. Department of Justice (ddr-densho-446-112)
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to U.S. Department of Justice (ddr-densho-446-112)
Request for assistance changing Tsai's status to Chinese Formosan, friendly alien, and a path to U.S. citizenship [handwritten draft]
Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Robert Cashman (ddr-densho-446-101)
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Robert Cashman (ddr-densho-446-101)
Request for Cashman to write a letter to whom it may concern stating that Cashman advised Tsai to withdraw his petition for status change.
Letter from Lt. James T. Watkins, IV (ddr-densho-446-93)
doc Letter from Lt. James T. Watkins, IV (ddr-densho-446-93)
Letter to whom it may concern vouching for Tsai's expertise, aid to US Government, and personal qualities. Tsai has been working for Watkins since May 1944 as consultant and informant, and also as translator since Oct 1, 1944.
Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to President Franklin D. Roosevelt (ddr-densho-446-123)
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to President Franklin D. Roosevelt (ddr-densho-446-123)
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 [typed draft]
Letter from J. Albert Woll to Albert W. Palmer (ddr-densho-446-78)
doc Letter from J. Albert Woll to Albert W. Palmer (ddr-densho-446-78)
Response to Albert W. Palmer: DOJ files say that Tsai is of Japanese nationality and holds a Certificate of Identification (enemy alien). Instructions to contact Alien Registration Division of INS, DOJ in Philadelphia
Alien registration receipt card, Form AR-3, Misao Nakano (ddr-csujad-55-178)
doc Alien registration receipt card, Form AR-3, Misao Nakano (ddr-csujad-55-178)
Receipt card for Misao Nakano's alien registration. Includes information on Address Reports and Nakano's fingerprint. Form AR-3. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0180
Regulations governing certificates of identification for aliens of enemy nationalities, Form AR-AE-25 (ddr-csujad-55-1936)
doc Regulations governing certificates of identification for aliens of enemy nationalities, Form AR-AE-25 (ddr-csujad-55-1936)
Instructional document covering the rules and regulations related to certificates of identification for aliens of enemy nationalities. Covers persons required to apply, persons not required to apply, places to apply, time to apply, modifications of time to apply, method of making application for certificate of identification, certificate of identification, disposition of application forms, nature of information, …
Alien registration receipt card, Form AR-3, Takaichi Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-1288)
doc Alien registration receipt card, Form AR-3, Takaichi Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-1288)
Alien Registration receipt card belonging to Takaichi Tsukamoto. Includes a message from the Director of Registration, information on change of address, and Tsukamoto's fingerprint. Form AR-3. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1290
Notice to aliens of enemy nationalities: certificates of identification, Form AR-AE-91 (ddr-csujad-55-1937)
doc Notice to aliens of enemy nationalities: certificates of identification, Form AR-AE-91 (ddr-csujad-55-1937)
Notice to aliens of enemy nationalities regarding certificates of identification. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1940
Certificate of identification, Form AR-AE-23, Ito Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-33)
doc Certificate of identification, Form AR-AE-23, Ito Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-33)
Certificate of identification for Ito Tsukamoto including photograph, registration number, fingerprint, and signature. Form AR-AE-23. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00036
Certificate of identification, Form AR-AE-23, Misao Nakano (ddr-csujad-55-177)
doc Certificate of identification, Form AR-AE-23, Misao Nakano (ddr-csujad-55-177)
Certificate of identification for Misao Nakano including personal data, photograph, registration number, fingerprint, signature, and, "Notice to Holder of this Certificate." Form AR-AE-23. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0179
Notice of classification (ddr-densho-34-127)
doc Notice of classification (ddr-densho-34-127)
Yoshito Frank Kitamoto was an Issei and therefore considered an "enemy alien." He was required to carry this classification card along with his registration certificate. By law, Issei were not allowed to become naturalized citizens until 1952.
Documents related to internment of Rev. Joshin Motoyoshi as enemy alien (ddr-ajah-6-659)
doc Documents related to internment of Rev. Joshin Motoyoshi as enemy alien (ddr-ajah-6-659)
Includes letters from Rev. Motoyoshi, his wife Yukiko and community and religious leaders
Alien Registration documents for Yoshio and Hama Itahara (ddr-ajah-6-541)
doc Alien Registration documents for Yoshio and Hama Itahara (ddr-ajah-6-541)
Caption below photo: Passport applications for Yoshio ad Hama Itahara, of Alameda, CA., February, 1942. The October 24, 1902 date at the bottom probably refers to the date Yoshio and Hama first arrived in the United States from Japan.
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