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Changes in Palestine Immigration and Citizenship Laws Demanded

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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency Mail Service)

A memorandum of suggested reforms to the Immigration Ordinance, particularly regarding the entry of the capitalist class was presented to the Government by the Palestine Zionist Executive. The abolition is urged of the clause obliging the British Consul abroad to apply to the Palestine Government in regard to the immigration of persons of independent means.

The Zionist Executive and the Vaad Leumi will also present a memorandum to the Government on reforms to the Citizenship Order regulations. They are to propose that persons who applied for Palestinian citizenship in 1922 are automatically to become citizens, and that the fee be reduced.

A petition to the Spanish Government to make the teaching of Esperanto obligatory in the public schools, was decided upon by the Esperantist Congress now meeting in Madrid. It was also decided to interest the Government in convoking an international conference similar to that dealing with the mettic system held recently in France, the purpose being propaganda for Esperanto. the international language of which Dr. Leon Zamenoff, late Polish Jewish physician. was the author.

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