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Aliens (Deportation)

Volume 155: debated on Monday 19 June 1922

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asked the Home Secretary how many aliens have been deported during the past five months, and of these how many were Europeans, Americans, Japanese, and Chinese, respectively; what was the principal nature of the offences for which deportation was ordered; and how many of these deportees were reported to have returned to this country after previous deportation?

During the first five months of the present year 176 aliens, including 127 Europeans, 21 Americans, five Japanese, and 21 Chinese, were deported from this country. The offences leading to deportation included various breaches of the Aliens Order, 75 (including 33 cases of illegal landing); smuggling and kindred offences, 22; possession, etc., of dangerous drugs, 19; larceny, 20; and miscellaneous offences, 40. One of these aliens returned to this country, is now in prison for the offence, and will be deported again.