New Policy Enables Entire Communities to Immigrate

The basis for the selection of ### Israel in the future will be the family unit rather than the individual### Jewish Agency immigration head, today told a press conference her### porting on decisions reached at a meeting this week of the joint Agency ernment immigration coordination board.

Mr. Raphael said that under the new system entire families and ###ties desiring to immigrate to Israel will be able to do so without de### effect of the new policy will not be seen for another two or three me### that there had been no change in the requirement that a government### sician must testify to the physical fitness of prospective immigrant### accepted as immigrants.

The Agency leader revealed that the next meeting of the joint c### would consider additional measures to attract immigrants from the ### and from the “free countries.” Even within the framework of the L### he stressed, immigration in 1953 will not exceed 35,000 unless the ### countries open their gates to permit Jews to leave for Israel. How ### sized, the year’s immigration will be “young. healthy and construct ###

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