No. 332.

149 F.2d 881 (1945)

UNITED STATES ex rel. LING YEE SUEY et al. v. SPAR et al., Immigrant Inspectors.

Circuit Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

June 8, 1945.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Edward S. Friedland, of New York City, for petitioners-appellants.

John F. Ryan, Asst. U. S. Atty., of New York City (John F. X. McGohey, U. S. Atty., of New York City, on the brief), for respondents-appellees.

Before L. HAND, AUGUSTUS N. HAND, and CLARK, Circuit Judges.

CLARK, Circuit Judge.

Petitioners are natives and citizens of China. On November 25, 1941, they arrived at the Port of New York from Singapore, China, as members of the crew of the British merchant vessel, "Silverash." They remained on board the vessel until April 11, 1942, under detention orders of the immigration inspectors, when the New York City police arrested them for engaging in a riot on board ship — apparently of serious proportions, as the return...


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