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Immigration File for Gulam Nabi

Immigration case file for Gulam Nabi (Case File No. 12815/8-13). Nabi arrived in San Francisco aboard the S.S. Persia on July 29, 1913. On July 31, Nabi was interrogated by a board including Inspectors R.E. Peabody, H. Schmoldt, W.H. Chadney, and Interpreter D.S. Dady Burjar. Nabi indicates that he had lived in Vancouver, Seattle, and Aberdeen for a number of years, before returning to India. At the conclusion of the interrogation, Nabi was taken into custody on the grounds that he was “likely to become a public charge.” Nabi's case was part of a larger warrant for the deportation of several men who arrived aboard the S.S. Persia from Manila, including Bhagat Singh, Sowan Singh, Arjan Singh, Partab Singh, Asa Singh, Sapuran Singh, Soba Singh, Sham Singh, Viryam Singh, Sohn Singh, Naron Singh, and Gulam Nabi. The file contains a photograph of Gulam Nabi.

Early Immigration

Date: October 20, 1913
Subject(s): Gulam Nabi
Language: English
Location: Angel Island, CA

Holding Institution: The National Archives at San Francisco
Collection: Immigration Arrival Investigation Case Files
Digitizer: Manan Desai
Item History: 2013-11-01 (created); 2014-06-03 (modified)

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