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Palestine Government Grants 10,300 Visas to Jews Under White Paper Restrictions

The Palestine Government will admit 10,300 Jews from neighboring countries and liberated European territories, it was announced here. Visas will be issued at the rate of 1,500 a month, retroactive to October 1st. This figure may be revised in January, an official announcement said.

Some of the visas have already been earmarked by the Government for distribution as follows, 500 for Jews from Rumania and Bulgaria; 900 for Jews from Italy; 200 for Jewish children from France; 1,000 for Jewish refugee children now in Switzerland; 200 for Jews, mostly children, in Belgium; 200 for Jews, mostly children, in Turkey; and 1,000 for Jews in Aden, Yemen.

Any immigration certificates that may remain under the provisions of the White Paper after the distribution of these 10,300 visas will be allocated by the government when the present allotment is exhausted, the announcement indicated.