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G.s. Government Abolishes War-time Visa Regulations, Returns to Pre-war Procedure

The United States Government today announced that pre-war immigration regulations are again in effect, and disclosed, at the same time, that the Inter-Departmental Visa Committee- which was composed of representatives of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, F.B.I., Army and Navy Intelligence- will be abolished as of June 30.

The Board of Visa Appeals, set up in conjunction with the Inter-Departmental Visa Committee, will also be dissolved on June 30, the announcement, issued jointly by the Department of Justice and by the State Department, declared. Aliens seeking to enter the United States after that date will be required to apply directly to U. S. diplomatic and consular officials abroad who will have full authority to grant or refuse visas.