Riga (Aug. 5)
Several hundred Jews have crossed the borderline from Poland into Latvia during the last two weeks, stating that in view of the extremely critical economic situation in Poland, they find it impossible to remain in the country any longer.
The migrants consist mostly of Jews who resided in the townships in the Vilna and neighbouring districts. The economic situation in Latvia may be bad, they say, but the position in Poland is very much worse.
Most of these Jewish migrants are now in Dwinsk. Their position is very complicated, since the Government refuses to issue labour permits to them, without which they are unable to obtain employment in Latvia.