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 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 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 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 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 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 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.