Paris (Dec. 19)
“Stop immigration” is the slogan adopted today by the National Socialist Party of France headed by Gustave Herve. A one-time member of the cabinet and a famous extreme Left Socialist, he now edits La Victoire, a Socialist, nationalist and anti-militarist paper. Herve is urging complete and immediate stoppage of all labor immigration to France.
When former Premier Tardieu announced last June that France was beginning to suffer from unemployment many of the leading French papers began an anti-immigration campaign which caused French Jewry considerable concern. France has thus far been practically the only country in Europe which has freely permitted immigration, and has been able to find openings for considerable numbers of Jewish immigrants.
For some time now Jewish immigrants from East-European countries in agricultural employment in France and a considerable number of these have been settled in Vaucluse and other centers.