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Senate Foreign Relations Committee Studying Proposal to Establish “free Ports”

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee today discussed at length a resolution urging the United States to provide temporary havens of refuge for Jews from Nazi Europe at Ellis Island and other special centers, the JTA learned.

Since there was some opposition during today’s executive session, Senator Guy Gillette, (Dem.-Iowa), who introduced the measure May 29th, requested that no action be taken until representatives from the War Refugee Board could appear.