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Canada Authorizes Admission of Refugees Stranded in Spain and Portugal

The Canadian Government today authorized the admission into Canada of refugees now stranded in Spain and in Portugal.

The Government is re-opening its immigration office in Lisbon for this purpose, it was announced here. The announcement disclosed that a Canadian immigration officer has been sent to Lisbon and will soon be ready to issue the necessary visas to the refugees. No estimate was given as to the number of refugees who might be admitted under the new policy.