Soviet Sets Limits on Biro Entry
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Soviet Sets Limits on Biro Entry

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Further details on the decision of the Soviet government to admit the first 4,500 foreign Jews into Biro-Bidjan this year, were made public here today.

Only Jews from Poland, Rumania and the countries directly neighboring Soviet Russia, will be admitted to settlement in the Bureya during the first year.

The Jews to be admitted will be settled in collectives and provided with dwellings and the necessary implements to start their news life. They will be permitted to bring along with them their own belongings.

Soviet authorities have decided to pursue a very careful policy in the selection of immigrants. Only those found most adaptable to the life will be accepted.

With the war danger in the Far East, over, the opinion prevails here that the number of Jews ### Poland anxious to settle in Biro-Bidjan will be very large, since the war clouds in Europe are growing heavier under the Nazi war threats.

Full details are now being worked out in the office of the Comzet, the government committee which is responsible for Jewish land settlement, for organizing the immigration of foreign Jews into Biro-Bidjan in the most efficient manner, and for taking care of the immigrants from the moment they reach the Soviet frontier.

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