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tion in such aircraft in flight, shall board or be within such aircraft scheduled to fly or in flight shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

SEC. 3. The word "aircraft” means any contrivance now known or hereafter invented, used, or designed for navigation of or flight in the air.

SEC. 4. Nothing contained in this Act shall modify, restrict, alter, or change any law of the United States enacted for the purpose of preventing any person from entering the United States in violation of the laws of the United States or for the purpose of securing the deportation from the United States of any person who, under the laws of the United States, shall be subject to deportation. (Act of March 4, 1944; 18 U. S. C. 472.)

BRINGING IN OR HARBORING CERTAIN

ALIENS

BRINGING IN OR HARBORING OR CONCEAL

ING CERTAIN ALIENS; PENALTY

Sec. 274. (a) Any person, including SEC. 8. That any person, including the owner, operator, pilot, master, com- the master, agent, owner, or consignee manding officer, agent, or consignee of of any vessel, who shall bring into or any means of transportation who- land in the United States, by vessel or

(1) brings into or lands in the otherwise, or shall attempt by himself United States, by any means of or through another, to bring into or transportation or otherwise, or at- land in the United States, by vessel or tempts, by himself or through an- otherwise, or shall conceal or harbor, other, to bring into or land in the or attempt to conceal or harbor, or United States, by any means of assist or abet another to conceal or transportation or otherwise;

harbor in any place, including any (2) knowing that he is in the building, vessel, railway car, conveyUnited States in violation of law, ance, or vehicle, any alien not duly adand knowing or having reasonable mitted by an immigrant inspector or grounds to believe that his last entry not lawfully entitled to enter or to reinto the United States occurred less side within the United States under than three years prior thereto, trans- the terms of this Act, shall be deemed ports, or moves, or attempts to trans- guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon port or move, within the United conviction thereof shall be punished by States by means of transportation or a fine not exceeding $2,000 and by imotherwise, in furtherance of such prisonment for a term not exceeding violation of law;

five years, for each and every alien so (3) willfully or knowingly con- landed or brought in or attempted to ceals, harbors, or shields from detec- be landed or brought in. (Act of 1917, tion, or attempts to conceal, harbor, sec. 8.) or shield from detection, in any place, including any building or any means of transportation; or

(4) willfully or knowingly encourages or induces, or attempts to encourage or induce, either directly or indirectly, the entry into the

United States ofany alien, including an alien crewman, not duly admitted by an immigration officer or not lawfully entitled to enter or reside within the United States under the terms of this Act or any other law relating to the immigration or expulsion of aliens, shall be guilty

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of a felony, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $2,000 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years, or both, for each alien in respect to whom any violation of this subsection occurs : Provided, however, That for the purposes of this section, employment (including the usual and normal practices incident to employment) shall not be deemed to constitute harboring.

(b) No officer or person shall have authority to make any arrest for a violation of any provision of this section except officers and employees of the Service designated by the Attorney General, either individually or as a member of a class, and all other officers whose duty it is to enforce criminal laws.

ENTRY OF ALIEN AT IMPROPER TIME OR

PLACE; MISREPRESENTATION AND CON-
CEALMENT OF FACTS

SEC. 275. Any alien who (1) enters

SEC. 2. Any alien who hereafter enthe United States at any time or place ters the United States at any time or other than as designated by immigra- place other than as designated by imtion officers, or (2) eludes examination migration officials or eludes examinaor inspection by immigration officers, tion or inspection by immigration offor (3) obtains entry to the United cials, or obtains entry to the United States by a willfully false or misleading States by a willfully false or misleadrepresentation or the willful conceal- ing representation or the willful conment of a material fact, shall, for the cealment of a material fact, shall be first commission of any such offenses, guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction, shall be punished by imconviction thereof be punished by im- prisonment for not more than one year prisonment for not more than six or by a fine of not more than $1,000, or months, or by a fine of not more than both such fine and imprisonment. Act $500, or by both, and for a subsequent of March 4, 1929, sec. 2; 8 U. S. C. commission of any such offenses shall

180a.) be guilty of a felony and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than two years, or by a fine of not more than $1,000, or both.

REENTRY OF DEPORTED ALIEN

SEC. 276. Any alien who

That (a) if any alien has been ar(1) has been arrested and deported rested and deported in pursuance of or excluded and deported, and there- law, he shall be excluded from admisafter

sion to the United States whether such (2) enters, attempts to enter, or is deportation took place before or after at any time found in, the United the enactment of this Act, and if he States, unless (A) prior to his re- enters or attempts to enter the United embarkation at a place outside the States after the expiration of sixty United States or his application for days after the enactment of this Act, admission from foreign contiguous he shall be guilty of a felony and upon territory, the Attorney General has conviction thereof shall, unless a difexpressly consented to such alien's ferent penalty is otherwise expressly reapplying for admission; or. (B) provided by law, be punished by imwith respect to an alien previously prisonment for not more than two excluded and deported, unless such years or by a fine of not more than

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alien shall establish that he was not $1,000, or by both such fine and imrequired to obtain such advance prisonment. * Despite the pro

consent under this or any prior Act, visions of subdivision (a) of section 1 shall be guilty of a felony, and upon *, an alien, if otherwise admisconviction thereof, be pu shed by im- sible, shall not be excluded from adprisonment of not more than two years, mission to the United States under the or by a fine of not more than $1,000, or provisions of such subdivision after both.

the expiration of one year after the date of deportation if, prior to his reembarkation at a place outside of the United States, or prior to his application in foreign contiguous territory for admission to the United States, the Attorney General, in his discretion, shall have granted such alien permission to reapply for admission.

(b) For the purposes of this section any alien ordered deported (whether before or after the enactment of this Act) who has left the United States shall be considered to have been deported in pursuance of law, irrespective of the source from which the expenses of his transportation were defrayed or of the place to which he departed.

(c) An alien subject to exclusion from admission to the United States under this section who is employed upon a vessel arriving in the United States shall not be entitled to any of the landing privileges allowed by law to seamen. (Act of March 4, 1929, sec. 1; 8 U. S. C. 180a.)

(b) Any alien who shall, after he has been excluded and deported or arrested and deported in pursuance of the provisions of this Act, thereafter and without the express authorization of the Attorney General returns to or enters the United States or attempts to return to or enter the United States shall be deemed guilty of a felony, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of not more than five years, and shall upon termination of such imprisonment, be taken into custody, upon the warrant of the Attorney General, and deported in the manner provided in the Immigration Act of February 5, 1917 (sec. 8 (b), Act of October 16, 1918, as amended by sec. 22 of the Subversive Activities Control Act of 1950).

That any alien who shall, after he has been excluded and deported or arrested and deported in pursuance of the provisions of this Act which relate to prostitutes, procurers, or other like immoral persons, attempts thereafter to return to or to enter the United States shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction thereof shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of not

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more than two years. (Act of 1917, sec. 4.)

AIDING OR ASSISTING SUBVERSIVE ALIEN TO AIDING OR ASSISTING CERTAIN ALIENS TO ENTER THE UNITED STATES

ENTER UNITED STATES; PENALTY SEC. 277. Any person who knowingly SEC. 28. That any person who knowaids or assists any alien excludable un- ingly aids or assists any anarchist or der section 212 (a) (27), (28), or (29) any person who believes in or advocates to enter the United States, or who con- the overthrow by force or violence of nives or conspires with any person or the Government of the United States, or persons to allow, procure, or permit any who disbelieves in or is opposed to orsuch alien to enter the United States, ganized government, or all forms of law, shall be guilty of a felony, and upon or who advocates the assassination of conviction thereof shall be punished by public officials, or who is a member of a fine of not more than $5,000 or by or affiliated with any organization enterimprisonment for not more than five taining or teaching disbelief in or oppoyears, or both.

sition to organized government, or who advocates or teaches the duty, necessity, or propriety of the unlawful assaulting or killing of any officer or officers either of specific individuals or of officers generally, of the Government of the United States or of any other organized government, because of his or their official character, to enter the United States, or who connives or conspires with any person or persons to allow, procure, or permit any such anarchist or person aforesaid to enter therein, shall be deemed guilty of a felony, and on conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not more than $5,000 or by imprisonment for not more than five years, or both.

Any person who knowingly aids or assists any alien who advocates or teaches the unlawful destruction of property to enter the United States shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not more than $1,000, or by imprisonment for not more than six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment. (Act of 1917, sec. 28.)

SEC. & (a) Any person who knowingly aids or assists any alien excludable under section 1 to enter the United States, or who connives or conspires with any person or persons to allow, procure, or permit any such alien to enter the United States, shall be guilty of a felony, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not more than $5,000 or by imprisonment for not more than five years, or both (Act of October 16, 1918, as amended by sec. 22 of Subversive Activities Control Act of 1950).

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IMPORTATION OF ALIEN FOR IMMORAL

PURPOSE

IMPORTATION

OF

ALIENS FOR IMMORAL PURPOSES; ATTEMPT TO REENTER AFTER DEPORTATION; PENALTY

SEC. 278. The mportation into the SEC. 4. That the importation into the United States of any alien for the pur- United States of any alien for the purpose of prostitution, or for any other pose of prostitution, or for any other immoral purpose, is hereby forbidden. immoral purpose, is hereby forbidden; Whoever shall, directly or indirectly, and whoever shall, directly or inimport, or attempt to import into the directly, import, or attempt to import United States any alien for the purpose into the United States any alien for the of prostitution or for any other immoral purpose of prostitution or for any other purpose, or shall hold or attempt to hold immoral purpose, or shall hold or atany alien for any such purpose in pursu- tempt to hold any alien for any such ance of such illegal importation, or shall purpose in pursuance of such illegal imkeep, maintain, control, support, employ, portation, or shall keep, maintain, conor harbor in any house or other place, trol, support, employ, or harbor in any for the purpose of prostitution or for house or other place, for the purpose of any other immoral purpose, any alien, prostitution or for any other immoral in pursuance of such illegal importation, purpose, any alien, in pursuance of such shall, in every such case, be guilty of a illegal importation, shall in every such felony and upon conviction thereof shall case be deemed guilty of a felony, and be punished by a fine of not more than on conviction thereof shall be punished $5,000 and by imprisonment for a term by imprisonment for a term of not more of not more than ten years. The trial than ten years and by a fine of not more and punishment of offenses under this than $5,000. Jurisdiction for the trial section may be in any district to or into and punishment of the felonies hereinwhich such alien is brought in pursu- before set forth shall be in any district ance of importation by the person or to or into which said alien is brought persons accused, or in any district in in pursuance of said importation by the which a violation of any of the provi- person or persons accused, or in any dissions of this section occurs. In all pros- trict in which a violation of any of the ecutions under this section, the testi- foregoing provisions of this section mony of a husband or wife shall be ad- occurs. That any alien who shall, after missible and competent evidence against he has been excluded and deported or each other.

arrested and deported in pursuance of the provisions of this Act which relate to prostitutes, procurers, or other like immoral persons, attempt thereafter to return to or to enter the United States shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction thereof shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of not more than two years. In all prosecutions under this section the testimony of a husband or wife shall be admissible and competent evidence against each other. (Act of 1917, sec. 4.)

JURISDICTION OF DISTRICT COURTS

JURISDICTION OF DISTRICT COURTS ; DUTIES

OF DISTRICT ATTORNEYS; SETTLEMENT
OR DISCONTINUANCE OF SUITS

SEC. 279. The district courts of the SEC. 25. That the district courts of United States shall have jurisdiction the United States are hereby invested of all causes, civil and criminal, arising with full jurisdiction of all causes, civil under any of the provisions of this title. and criminal, arising under any of the It shall be the duty of the United provisions of this Act. That it shall States attorney of the proper district be the duty of the United States disto prosecute every such suit when trict attorney of the proper district to brought by the United States. Not- prosecute every such suit when brought withstanding any other law, such by the United States under this Act. prosecutions or suits may be instituted Such prosecutions or suits may be in

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