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Rejected immigrants upon arrival at ocean ports and deportation after admission, by principal causes and by nationalities, 1903 to 1927

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Rejected immigrants upon arrival at ocean ports and deportation after admission, by principal causes and by nationalities, 1903 to 1927
  1903 to 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922
  number
Rejected at ocean ports            
  Accompanying rejected persons 580 1 - 9 13 39
  Alien enemies - - - - 4 5
  Bad character 933 11 2 1 9 2
  Contract labour 87 - 4 1 - -
  Criminality 74 1 1 3 14 6
  Head tax 6 - - - - -
  Lack of funds 3,214 19 10 28 255 292
  Likely to become a public charge 2,025 19 27 125 236 208
  Medical causes 4,943 12 19 21 99 60
  Not complying with regulations 546 8 7 474 291 278
  Previously rejected 10 - - - - -
  Unskilled labour, British Columbia - - - - 32 193
  Total 12,418 71 70 662 953 1,083
  Nationalities            
  British 1,650 5 11 108 193 153
  American 259 11 9 8 11 7
  Other 10,509 55 50 546 749 923
  Total 12,418 71 70 662 953 1,083
  number
Deported after admission            
  Accompanying deported 203 39 10 18 37 48
  Bad character 921 84 35 22 52 105
  Criminality 2,469 274 236 334 586 630
  Medical causes 3,549 39 70 123 133 313
  Not complying with regulations 28 - - - - -
  Pubic charge 5,153 91 103 158 236 950
  Other civil causes - - - - - -
  Total 12,323 527 454 655 1,044 2,046
  Nationalities            
  British 6,975 36 99 184 295 1,107
  American 2,693 407 279 392 616 725
  Other 2,655 84 76 79 133 214
  Total 12,323 527 454 655 1,044 2,046
Source: Statistics Canada, The Canada Year Book, 1927/1928.