Rio De Janeiro (Aug. 10)
Immigration of Jews into Brazil has virtually ceased as a result of the fact that the Ministry of Labor has of late not acknowledged affidavits which would enable Jews to bring members of their families into the country.
Heretofore all affidavits were acknowledged as a matter of routine by the ministry, which must pass upon each one. Recently, it is said, the affidavits of Jews have been disregarded, while others desiring to enter the country have encountered no difficulties whatever.
It is said that Germans, in an effort to keep Jews out of the country, are at the bottom of it. Chief of Police Miller, a German, is said to be involved. Miller became notorious for his open expression of anti-Semitism when Jews were beaten in the streets and cafes of Brazil at the time of the ban on Jewish anti-German protest meetings.