New York (Dec. 28)
Charles E. Saltzman, Assistant Secretary of State or Occupied Areas, who has just returned from Europe, will address the annual meeting of United Service for New Americans which will be held at the Commodore Hotel here on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 10 and 11, 1948, it was announced today by Edwin Rosenberg, president of USNA.
Secretary Saltzman will discuss the displaced persons problem and immigration to the United States at a dinner meeting of the board of directors of USNA on Saturday evening, Jan. 10. The addresses by Mr. Saltzman and by other governmental leaders who will speak at public session on Sunday afternoon are expected to be of special significance, Mr. Rosenberg said, in view of the plans now being considered by Congress to admit a larger share of displaced people to this country as an emergency ##umanitarian measure.Speakers on Sunday afternoon will include Representative William G. Stratton of Illinois; U.S. Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization Watson B. Miller; Major General ##lter A. Wood, Jr., Chief of the Preparatory Commission for the International Ref##organization, and William Rosenwald, honorary president of USNA and national chairman of the United Jewish Appeal. Mr. Rosenberg will preside at this session, which will be on the subject “Haven in America: Forecast and Review.”Hundreds of ##ivic leaders and welfare executives from communities throughout the country will participate in the deliberations at the annual meeting. They will review the work of United Service in meeting the needs of 38,000 refugees who have arrived here since the end of the war, and will plan for the agency’s $13,600,000 welfare program for 2,000 newcomers expected to arrive each month in 1948.