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Tiburon in Marin County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Intake, Processing and Waiting

 
 
Intake, Processing and Waiting Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, July 30, 2022
1. Intake, Processing and Waiting Marker
Inscription.  For most immigrants, the stay on Angel Island typically lasted two to three days. The Chinese Exclusion Act, however, barred the immigration of Chinese laborers to this country. As a result, Chinese immigrants were subject to a long, intense interrogation and appeal process that delayed their entry into the country from several weeks to two years.

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对于大多数移民来说,在天使岛上的停留时间通常为两到三天。然而,《排华法案》禁止中国劳工移民到这个国家。结果,中国移民受到了漫长而紧张的审讯和上诉程序,将他们的入境时间从几周推迟到了两年。 Duy d duōsh
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ymn li shuō, zi tiānshǐ dǎo shng de tngli shjiān tōngchng wi liǎng do sān tiān. Rn'r,pi hu fǎ'n jnzhǐ zhōnggu logōng ymn do zhge gujiā. Jiguǒ, zhōnggu ymn shudole mnchng r jǐnzhāng de shěnxn h shngs chngx, jiāng tāmen de rjng shjiān cng jǐ zhōu tuīch dole liǎng nin.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Asian AmericansParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 37° 52.189′ N, 122° 25.574′ W. Marker is in Tiburon, California, in Marin County. Angel Island is located north of Alcatraz Island and is the largest island in the San Francisco Bay. It is accessed by ferry, private boat, watercraft, or kayak. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Belvedere Tiburon CA 94920, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Life on the Second Floor (here, next to this marker); Detention Barracks (a few steps from this marker); Segregation and Separation (a few steps from this marker); Immigrations Hearings (a few steps from this marker); Angel Island Immigration Station (a few steps from this marker); Registration and Screening
Intake, Processing and Waiting Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, July 30, 2022
2. Intake, Processing and Waiting Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); First Occupants of the Cove (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Angel Island Immigration Station (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tiburon.
 
More about this marker. The circular black granite marker is embedded in the courtyard in front of the barracks, where the Administration Building once stood and hearings were held.
 
Regarding Intake, Processing and Waiting. The entire island is a state park, except for Point Blunt on the southeastern tip, which is controlled by the U.S. Coast Guard.
 
Angel Island image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, July 30, 2022
3. Angel Island
North side as seen from a departing ferry
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 7, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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