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MAY BE VETOED.

THE AMERICAN IMMIGRATION BILL. "(Per Press Association — Copyright). •; WASHINGTON, February 18. It is announced that President Wilson will veto the Burnett Immigration Bill unless the literacy test 1 is •eliminated. ' ■ i ■ The Senate Immigration. Opminittee had arranged a favourable report on, the Bill, including the literacy test. I Later, Senator Smith conferred with President Wilson. . It is understood that the President will not consider- a literacy or any character test, as he believes other means of barring undesirables ought to be devised. ,

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MAY BE VETOED., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8797, 18 February 1914

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MAY BE VETOED. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8797, 18 February 1914

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