The Secretary of State to the Consul at Nogales (Dyer)
Your April 17, 9 a.m.
Department does not feel that emergency necessitating asylum in United States for Chinese in your district is likely to arise.
Post office Department has instructed Postmasters Naco, Douglas and Nogales to hold mail for Americans in Sonora until necessary arrangements have been made for its delivery.
Department has received no request from Mexican Government for permission to transport armed forces to Sonora via American territory.