Immigration - 1900- 1929
Immigration law, including extradition, asylum, and nationality cases. See also Extradition.
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This page lists 2 cases, and was prepared on 28 October 2012.
|Attorney General for the Dominion of Canada -v- Cain  AC 542|
|"One of the rights possessed by the supreme power in every State is the right to refuse to permit an alien to enter that State, to annex what conditions it pleases to the permission to enter it and to expel or deport from the State, at pleasure, even a friendly alien, especially if it considers his presence in the State opposed to its peace, order, and good government, or to its social or material interests: Vattel, Law of Nations, book 1, s.231; book 2, s.125"|
|Johnstone -v- Pedlar  2 AC 262;  UKHL 1|
|24 Jun 1921
|Lord Atkinson said: "Aliens, whether friendly or enemy, can be lawfully prevented from entering this country and can be expelled from it."|