ALIENS AND THE CONSTITUTION
As a result of World War II and the cold war which has succeeded it, a great many problems have arisen concerning aliens, such as the difficulties encountered in the attempted deportation of Gerhard Eisler, the judicial construction of the Enemy Alien Act, citizenship, expatriation, naturalization, and the rights of aliens to hold land or engage in commercial fishing1 under restrictive state statutes.
A. Deportation . --In this field one of the most important cases2 of the year dealt with the attempts of Gerhard Eisler to escape being deported, which efforts came to an abrupt end when he jumped his $20,000 bail and escaped to England on the Polish Steamer Batory, and from England to Poland.3
B. Statutory Construction of Alien Enemy Act --Judicial Determination of End of War. -- The Alien Enemy Act of 1798 provid-____________________
On limitation of habeas corpus to cases involving proof of arbitrary action see Lee Hip Chee v. Zimmerman, 75 F. Supp. 590 (E. D. Pa. 1948); United States ex rel. Schlimmgen v. Jordan, 164 F. 2d 633 (7th Cir. 1947).
For breach of condition of entry, consult Schacht v. Young, 164 F. 2d 882 (5th Cir. 1947).