doc Letter to Dr. Anderson from Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-405)
Ai Chih Tsai requested Dr. Anderson to send an offer or employment in the US from his church or the Missionary Boards so that he could return to the US
doc Letter from Robert Cashman to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-275)
Sorry to learn that Tsai has been delayed in returning home from Shanghai. Enclosed letter to Consul General with offer of further assistance.
doc Letter from Ryo Tsai to United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) (ddr-densho-446-299)
Request for assistance with Ai Chih Tsai's visa application. Request for documentation of Ai Chih Tsai's travel arrangements with UNRRA as well as any record of conversations regarding his return to the US. US Consulate in Shanghai and US State Department must approve Ai Chih Tsai's visa for him to return.
doc Memorandum from George H. Zentz, American Consul, American Consulate General Yokohama, to Tsugitada Kanamori, July 28, 1953 (ddr-csujad-12-6)
This memorandum issued by George H. Zentz, American Consul, American Consulate General Yokohama, confirms that Tsugitada Kanamori is a citizen of the United States based on his birth records. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tsu_01_02_001
doc Letter from Ryo Tsai to H.A. Blundin (ddr-densho-446-305)
Ryo has received welcome news that Ai Chih Tsai has received his quota number through the U.S. Consul in Shanghai. Thank you for UNRRA's assistance.
doc Letter from Ryo Tsai to H.A. Blundin (ddr-densho-446-304)
Thank you for letter. Ai Chih Tsai has submitted his necessary paperwork to the American Consul in Shanghai and that his case would be forwarded to the State Department. Ai Chih Tsai's parents are both Formosans of Chinese descent but remained in Formosa after 1895. After V-J Day (Aug 15, 1945), Formosa reverted to China, and …
doc Letter from H.A. Blundin, UNRRA, to Ryo Tsai (ddr-densho-446-303)
Clarification of situation. Ai Chih Tsai has to use quota system as a Chinese citizen wanting to immigrate to US. There is quota availability at this time. UNRRA is in contact with Shanghai and will do all it can.
doc Letter from R.K. DuMoulin to Cecil H. H. Wang, CC: Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-240)
Letter of introduction for Ai Chih Tsai; the American Consulate will issue him an entry visa upon the extension of his passport
doc Letter from Robert Cashman to American Consul General in Shanghai (ddr-densho-446-242)
Affidavit in support of Ai Chih Tsai's appeal to return to U.S. with immigration status without qualification.
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to K. L. Chen, Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (ddr-densho-446-238)
Requesting 1 year extension of passport issued by Chinese Embassy which expires on April 16, 1947. Also requesting exit and reentry visas. Ai Chih Tsai intends to go to Taiwan with family and teach at Taipeh Theological Seminary.
doc Letter from Ryo Tsai to Albert W. Palmer (ddr-densho-446-281)
Update on Ai Chih Tsai's status and thank you for support
doc Letter from Ryo Tsai to Robert Cashman (ddr-densho-446-291)
Ryo (Morikawa) Tsai received letter from Immigration and Naturalization Service office in Philadelphia saying that she cannot petition for Ai Chih Tsai's return since he is a Chinese citizen. Applying for immigration is the only route. Ai Chih Tsai will stay in US at least 5 years and wants to work in a West Coast church.
doc Letter from H.A. Blundin to Ryo Tsai (ddr-densho-446-306)
Thank you for letter from August 30. UNRRA received cable from UNRRA-Shanghai that a special quota number has been allotted to Ai Chih Tsai and he will be granted a visa by the end of Sept. He should go to American Consulate in Shanghai on September 12, 1947.
doc Letter from Gordon K. Chapman to Rev. Sumio Koga (ddr-densho-446-270)
When Ai Chih Tsai was with UNRRA, he was no longer in the US military and was not able to return without a visa. It appears that he needs to secure a job which would lead to a 4-D nonquota visa. What are ACT's abilities to be successful in a pulpit in the US and intentions …
doc Letter from Ryo Tsai to Albert W. Palmer (ddr-densho-446-277)
Request for assistance returning Ai Chih Tsai to the United States. Immigrant quota from China is 150 with thousands waiting to immigrate. Ai Chih Tsai needs assurance of employment.
doc Letter from Ryo Tsai to Seido Ogawa, Congregational Committee for Christian Democracy (ddr-densho-446-280)
Ai Chih Tsai wants to stay in US for maybe 5 years after his reentry instead of 6 months. Ryo Morikawa Tsai asks Ogawa if there is employment for Ai Chih Tsai. Ryo Morikawa Tsai also looking for a job but unemployment is high. Kenji has a job at the County Fair in Del Mar.