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Denies Canada Plans Extension of Jewish Immigration Permits

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The Jewish Immigrant Aid Society of Canada issued an official statement to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency correspondent here denying the previous report that the Society had received 2,500 permits for the admission of Jewish immigrants to Canada and that there is a 5,000 quota for Jewish immigrants under present regulations.

A broadening of the regulations governing the admission of Jewish immigrants to the Dominion of Canada is not in sight, the statement declared.

A deputation of the society did meet the Dominion Minister of Immigration Robert Forke. But the interview dealt only with existing regulations governing the entry of close relatives of Canadian residents as well as the entry of relatives that are not within the permitted degrees of relationship who may enter Canada on the recommendation of a member of the Canadian Parliament.

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