Chew Hoy Quong had been a appropriate resident and able to enter the nation, which he did on September 5. But one thing had been amiss, and Quok Shee stayed in detention on Angel Island. More ominously, the Immigration provider desired to speak with Chew once again.
On 13, Chew took the 8:45 a.m september. steamer from pier 7 returning to Angel Island. He and their wife had been once more afflicted by considerable questioning: 115 concerns had been placed to Chew, 65 to his “alleged spouse.” As prior to, these were questioned individually and provided no opportunity to keep in touch with each other. This time around, the interrogation had been conducted by “Law Officer” W. H. Wilkinson. Once again, just the stenographer as well as an interpreter had been current. Equivalent concerns had been expected over and over, every time in a way that is slightly different brusquely leaping backwards and forwards. The purpose was to out catch them and “prove” that these people were perhaps maybe maybe not wife and husband.
This time around, the interrogations explored the way the husband that is”alleged” tale diverged from compared to his “alleged spouse.” Wilkinson’s questions dedicated to three areas: Quok Shee’s familiarity with the furnishings along with other occupants associated with the building they inhabited in Hong Kong, Chew’s visit(s) to their village that is native the situation to getting on the ship in Hong Kong. As an example:
What sort of you were done by a clock have in your parlor? C: we’d a steel instance clock from the dining table into the parlor (suggests about six ins square). Continue reading “In reality, the Immigration Service would not launch Quok Shee.”