Germany to Admit Exiled Jewish Refugees
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Germany to Admit Exiled Jewish Refugees

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As previously reported, the German Government declared itself prepared to give transmigration facilities through Germany to three hundred refugees expelled from Poland, and to allow them to stay in the country until they received their visas and were able to continue their journey.

Dr. Spiegel, the representative of the German Red Cross, went especially to Warsaw in order to arrange details on the spot. He did not arrive there, however, until after April 15, by which date the term fixed by the Polish Government for the evacuation of the refugees had already expired, and the refugees who had been selected for transmigration through Germany had left Poland.

The permission of the German Government no longer holds good, but Dr. Spiegel declares that he hopes that the German Red Cross will be able to persuade the Government to allow 300 to 500 refugees who must leave Poland after September 1, to stay in Germany until they have obtained their American visas.

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