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Guatemala Restricts East European Immigration

Under a recent Presidential proclamation, Guatemala has further restricted the type of immigrants that will be permitted freely to enter this country, according to information received by the Department of Labor. The proclamation provides that persons who are natives or have the nationality of Greece, Bulgaria, Roumania, Russia, Persia, Jugoslavia, India, or those countries which formerly formed part of the Russian Empire, and of those of the north coast of Africa, are subject to the restrictions imposed on certain immigrants under the Decree of August 31, 1927.