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New Immigration Commissioner Says First Step Will Be Study of Dp Problem

Watson B. Miller, newly-appointed Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization, addressing the national executive committee of (##)nai B’rith yesterday, said that his first step as commissioner would be to prepare complete study of the DP problem and that he expects to consult with President Truman before making any specific recommendations on the matter to Congress.

Miller said that Jewish organizations such as B’nai B’rith must work together to solve the immigration and displaced persons problems. The executive committee sent on record in support of a resolution passed by the recent triennial convention of B’nai B’rith, urging that emergency legislation make possible the entry of a maximum number of DP’s to the United States.