Board of Review (Immigration)

Board of Review (Immigration)


OrgNameBoard of Review (Immigration)
DescAppointed by the Government of Canada in 1938 "to investigate charges that aliens, in particular Oriental aliens, had been entering Canada illegally and surreptitiously in large numbers" (source: tna_do_series_35_file_0680-4).


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