NEW YORK (Feb. 2)
A total of 3,850 Jewish immigrants, many of them displaced persons, reached the United States in the last three months, entering ports in different parts of the country, according to a survey completed today by Edwin Rosenberg, president of United Service for New Americans.
Of this figure, Rosenberg reported, approximately 2,500 received some form of assistance from U.S.N.A. The bulk of the newcomers arrived in New York, Boston, San Francisco and Miami. During this same period, the report said, “United Service for New Americans expended $2,500,000 to bring newcomers into the country, to assist those already here and for medical care and hospitalization, clothing, vocational training and for special assistance to orphaned Jewish children reaching the U.S.”
During the months of November, December and January, the report continued, U.S.N.A. assisted an average of 12,000 individuals monthly in the form of direct relief, social work guidance, dental and medical care, vocational guidance and other rehabilitative services. The agency aided an average of 6,000 American citizens each month in arranging for the filing of necessary legal documents to bring relatives and friends from Europe to this country, the report stated.