Chung Fook v. White,
264 U.S. 443 (1924)

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Chung Fook v. White, 264 U.S. 443 (1924)

Chung Fook v. White

No. 299

Argued February 26, 1924

Decided April 7, 1924

264 U.S. 443


The proviso of § 22 of the Immigration Act of February 5, 1917, under which the wife of a "naturalized" citizen, married to him after his naturalization and sent for by him, may be admitted without detention for treatment in hospital though found to be affected with a contagious disorder, cannot be extended by judicial construction to include the wife of a native born citizen. P. 264 U. S. 445.

287 F. 533 affirmed.

Certiorari to a judgment of the circuit court of appeals which affirmed a judgment of the district court denying a petition for a writ of habeas corpus.

Page 264 U. S. 444

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