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London Shelter Reports on Fate of Immigrants Stranded Thru U.S. Quota

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

What has happened to the group of Jewish immigrants stranded in Eastleigh, England, since 1925 was described in the annual report of Otto Schiff, president of the Jews’ Shelter, presented to the annual meeting.

Four of the stranded immigrants died during last year at the Emigrants Hostel in Eastleigh, the report stated. Twenty-seven received visas and proceeded to the United States, being admitted within the quota. Two returned to Russia leaving 137 stranded in England.

The United States Consulate notified the shelter that several of this number would be able to proceed to the United States during the coming year.

One thousand and six proceeded to South Africa, 35 to Australia and 38 to South America, the president reported.