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Congressional Body Approves Bill Easing Nazi Entry to U.S.

An immigration bill which would change the definition of “totalitarian party” in existing legislation to facilitate the admission of Nazis and Fascists has been approved by the House Judiciary Committee. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Francis E. Walter, contains other features opposed by major Jewish organizations although it does include a few liberalizing revisions.

The term “totalitarian party” is defined as a group which seeks the “establishment in the United States of a totalitarian dictatorship or totalitarianism.” If a Nazi or Fascist who confined his activities to Europe were to apply, his chances for admission would be considered more favorably that heretofore.