United States v. LawsAnnotate this Case
163 U.S. 258 (1896)
U.S. Supreme Court
United States v. Laws, 163 U.S. 258 (1896)
United States v. Laws
Submitted April 28, 1896
Decided May 18, 1896
163 U.S. 258
A contract made with an alien in a foreign country to come to this country as a chemist on a sugar plantation in Louisiana, in pursuance of which contract such alien does come to this country and is employed on a sugar plantation in Louisiana, and his expenses paid by the defendant, is not such a contract to perform labor or service as is prohibited in the Act of Congress passed February 26, 1885.
The case is stated in the opinion.
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