Luxembourg (May. 14)
The demand that the doors of the Duchy of Luxembourg be barred against all further immigration of German Jewish refugees is voiced here in the Liberal Luxembourger Zeitung.
Explaining that it is not influenced by anti-Semitic considerations, the paper declares that there are too many aliens in Luxembourg.
“Before the immigration started from the Saar the aliens already numbered fifteen per cent of our entire population,” the paper says. “Even this was much more than our small country could stand.”
“It is high time to close our doors completely against any further immigration, and to see that no undesirable elements should stay here,” the paper continues. “Luxembourg has always been proud of keeping her doors wide open to provide asylum for refugees, but our conutry is small and economic and moral reasons impose a ###. Beyond this limit it is imp###le to go without doing damage ###e economic existence of Luxembourg and endangering the future ###ur own population.”