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Mexican Press Hits at Falcon Bill

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NEWSPAPERS HERE ARE VOICING SHARP CRITICISM OF DEPUTY FALCON’S ANTI-ALIEN MEASURE, AND EVEN EXCELSIOR, ORGAN OF THE REACTIONARY GROUP, DEMAND THAT ALL BUT TWO OF THE BILL’S POINTS BE SCRAPPED.

EL UNIVERSAL, DECLARING THE BILL, SINCE IT IS RETROACTIVE, VIOLATES THE CONSTITUTION OF 1917, HINTS THAT NATURALIZED CITIZENS, WHOSE POSITION WOULD BE SERIOUSLY AFFECTED, OUGHT TO APPEAL TO THE HIGHEST COURT. THE PAPER WARNS THAT EXECUTION OF THE BILL WOULD LEAD TO GRAFT AND BLACKMAIL AND SHOULD NOT BE PERMITTED, “ESPECIALLY IN A LEFTIST, REVOLUTIONARY REGIME.”

EXCELSIOR SUGGESTS THAT ONLY THOSE PARTS OF THE BILL LIMITING COMMERCIAL RIGHTS OF IMMIGRANTS AND EXTENDING FROM FIVE TO TEN YEARS THE RESIDENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR CITIZENSHIP SHOULD BE RETAINED. THE FALCON MEASURE, PASSED LAST WEEK BY THE CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES, IS EXPECTED TO BE ADOPTED BY THE SENATE.

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