NEW YORK (Jan. 24)
More than 700 survivors of Nazi concentration camps and forty orphaned refugee children arrived here today on the “Marine Marlin.” second immigrant ship to reach the United States from Germany this year. They were met by representatives of the United Service for New Americans, HIAS, and non-Jewish agencies.
Nearly 2,000 Jewish refugees have arrived at seaports on the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf coasts of the United States this week, the biggest week of refugee immigration since the end of the war, Joseph E. Back, executive director of United Service for New Americans, disolosed today. Newcomers included the first large group of quota immigrants since 1941 to reach this country from Shanghai, and about 1,500 Jews from Eruope and elsewhere.