430 Jews Entered U.S. During May
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430 Jews Entered U.S. During May

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Of 430 Jews who arrived in the United States during May, 259 were refugees from Germany, according to the monthly report of Isaac L. Asofsky, general manager of the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society. They came on forty-three ships and were met by HIAS representatives who rendered such assistance as was required in connection with their admission.

During the same period, the report shows, 4,876 individuals called at the HIAS for advice and information on immigration, naturalization and related matters. The Washington bureau of the organization, the citizenship bureau, the bureau for transients and unemployed and other departments were called upon to perform extensive work in their fields, serving meals, providing temporary lodging and finding jobs.

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