Bill in Congress Seeks to Secure Suspension of Immigration from Russia

(Jewish Dally Fulletln)

Congressman Romjue of Missouri introduced a bill in the House pursuant to Secretary of Labor Davis’s recent recommendation providing for the suspension for five years of the annual quota immigration from those countries which refuse to accept any alien ordered deported.

This bill if passed might suspend the quota of immigration from Russia, Czechoslovakia and other countries.

Romjue’s bill does not go as far as Secretary Davis recommended. The Secretary proposed that all immigration from such countries be suspended, whereas this bill provides for suspension only of the quota immigration. Apparently non-quota immigrants would still continue to be aomitted.

The House Immigration Committee yesterday began consideration of the alien deportation bill at an executive meeting. The bill was read and a few minor changes made in the phraseology. The committee referred the bill to an expert draftsman to remedy certain technical defects. At a meeting next week the committec will begin consideration of the bill in its perfectcd form.

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