No. 158, Docket 21572.

180 F.2d 489 (1950)


United States Court of Appeals Second Circuit

Decided February 20, 1950.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Moerman & Moerman, New York City, Arthur G. Hayes, New York City (Harold D. Safir, New York City, of counsel), for relator-appellant.

Irving H. Saypol, U. S. Atty., New York City, William J. Sexton, New York City (Louis Steinberg, District Counsel, Immigration and Naturalization Service, New York City, Lester Friedman, Atty., Immigration and Naturalization Service, New York City, of counsel), for respondent-appellee.

See Pressman, New York City, for International Workers Order, amicus curiae.

Before L. HAND, Chief Judge, and SWAN, and CHASE, Circuit Judges.

L. HAND, Chief Judge.

This is an appeal by an alien from an order dismissing a writ of habeas corpus to release him from custody under an order of deportation. The question involved is the extent to which the district court has power to review the exercise of a discretion of the Attorney General, conferred upon him by the Immigration Act.1 The facts are as follows. Kaloudis, the relator, is a Greek merchant seaman who entered the United...

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