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Roumania Orders Control of Foreigners; Panic Among Unnaturalized Jews

Order Will Go into Effect on October 1st (Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

A large number of Roumanian Jews, who are still unnaturalized in the country or in the newly acquired provinces, were thrown into a state of panic by the order of the Roumanian Ministry of Labor to introduce a general foreigners’ control in greater Roumania.

The order will go into effect on October 1 and will leave to the local prefects the working out of the method of registration. This will particularly affect the large number of Jews who are in the category of optants under the international peace treaty. These people who have a right to seek Roumanian naturalization have found many difficulties in securing their citizenship.