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Cnadian Government Asked to Permit Permanent Settlement of Refugees Who Entered During War

The status of nearly 3,000 refugees, the majority of them Jews, who were allowed to settle in Canada for the duration of the war may be clarified shortly by the government, which has been asked by the Jewish Immigrant Aid Society to permit them to remain in the country on a permanent basis and grant them citizenship rights.

Simultaneously, the authorities are expected to clarify the status of the hundreds of German-Jewish interness who were brought to Canada in 1940 and later released with the privilege of accepting full employment and residence in all parts of the Dominion. The majority of both of these categories of non-legal immigrants have signified their desire to remain in the country.