Washington, D.C (Feb. 1)
A vote to report favorably on the Johnson Immigration Bill was taken Thursday by the Immigration Committee of the House of Representatives. The bill, which provides for a two percent. quota based on the census of 1890, will contain practically no material changes from the original form.
The only opposing votes in the Committee were cast by Congressman Sabath and Dickstein, who are preparing a minority report which they will file within the next few days.
The bill will be formally presented in the House for action on Monday or Tuesday of next week. Congressman Sabath has made the statement that he would not be greatly surprised if the bill comes up on the floor of the House before adjournment for the week-end. He said that there is every reason to believe that Congressman Johnson will push the bill through the House as quickly as possible and that the House will undoubtedly pass the Bill without any chantes of real significance. Congressman Sabath said that as a result of special inquiries which he has made during the past few days, he is certain that the bill will be defeated in the Senate where a delay will ensue before it is taken up.