Ellis Island legal: inspection room

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Questions Are Asked

People in the inspection room were asked quite a few questions like were you convicted of a crime or are you married, etc. people did not feel comfortable when these questions are asked.

Decisions Are Made

people going to the legal inspection room were often afraid but most were calm & collected. Some were afraid because they didn't want to get sent back to Europe

people in suits escorted immigrants to the legal inspection room

rough trip man

people usually get treated roughly getting escorted by guards or when they are being talked to