This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 Excerpt: ...upon the recommendation of the CommissionerGeneral of Immigration, may designate other United States officials for service on such boards of special inhearingsretcf' Q'ry-Such boards shall have authority to determine whether an alien who has been duly held shall be allowed to land or shall be deported. All hearings ...