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About Effort to Speed Emigration of Shanghai Refugees, Dp Sailings from Germany

Reports from JDC representatives and U.S. consider officials in Shanghai indicate that “an all-out effort” is being made to facili(##) the emigration of the thousands of Jewish refugees in that city, Reuben B. Res(##) director of community relations for the United Service for New Americans, re(##)ed yesterday, following a conference with the State Department.

Mr. Resnik informed the State Department that its ruling granting the USNA (##)right to issue corporate affidavits for the Shanghai refugees has raised the (##)le of the 12,000 displaced Jews in the Chinese seaport. (Five hundred refugees (##) Shanghai arrived in San Francisco yesterday. Most of them had visas for per(##)nt settlement in the U.S. while the others were en route to Canada and countries (##)outh and Central America.)

The emigration of displaced Jews in Germany and Austria will continue “at a (##)rous pace,” Mr. Resnik said, pointing out that a new visa year began on July 1. (##) been assured by the State Department that issuance of visas will continue with(##) interruption. During the next three months two ships will carry on the special (##)tle service between Bremerhaven and New York, and more vessels will be added, (##)needed.

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