Liu Hop Fong v. United States - 209 U.S. 453 (1908)
U.S. Supreme Court
Liu Hop Fong v. United States, 209 U.S. 453 (1908)
Liu Hop Fong v. United States
Argued March 18, 1908
Decided April 20, 1908
209 U.S. 453
Under the provisions of § 13 of the Act of September 13, 1888, c. 1015, 25 Stat. 476 and § 3 of the Act of May 15, 1890, c. 60, 27 Stat. 26, the appeal given to a Chinaman from an order of deportation made by a commissioner is a trial de novo before the district judge to, which he is entitled before he can be ordered to be deported, and the order cannot be made on a transcript of proceedings before the commissioner.
The facts are stated in the opinion.