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National Origins Immigration Plan May Be Abandoned

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(Jewish Daily Bulletin)

The National Origins Plan, for estimating quotas of immigrants to be admitted to the United States, may never be put into effect, it was stated today by Government officials.

They pointed out that under the Immigration Act of 1924 there is a provision calling upon the State, Commerce and Labor Departments to make a study of the advisability of adopting such a plan. Preliminary surveys made by those departments rather discourage the idea, it was stated.

Under the 1924 act the result of the survey is to be submitted to the President and he may put the new system into effect on July 1. 1927.

Senator Reed of Pennsylvania. sponsor of the National Origins Plan. stated that there is no assurance that it will be put into effect although he contends it is the fairest and most equitable system yet devised.

Representative Sabath of ###inois is leading the ### to have the national origins ### removed from the Immigration Act. A bill with that end in view was introduced on one of the closing days of the last session of Congress.

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