The Legal Inspection

by Aiden Salehi

The 29 questions.

Immigrants were asked 29 questions like, "Where are you from?, Have you ever been convicted of a crime?". The immigrant could be detained if their answers differed from the manifest.

Struggles in the Legal Inspection

Immigrants often had a hard time answering questions due to their lack of knowing how to speak English. Many of them were extremely nervous due to that reason.

Legal Inspection Photos