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Swedish Parliament Votes to Admit “hard Core” Jews from Germany

The Swedish Parliament has passed a measure to admit 25 tuberculoses displaced Jews from Germany and Austria, together with 55 of their dependents, it was reported here today from Stockholm, The TB cases will be admitted to sanatoria until they are cured, after which they will be integrated into the Swedish population.

Last week it was announced that the Norwegian Government mission which currently visited Germany and Austria had chosen 61 Jews from DP camps and hospitals in the two countries for settlement in Norway. Most of the 61 are currently residents of the Foehrenwald camp here. Many of the people chosen by the two Scandinavian nations were so-called “hard-core” cases who are barred from migration to other countries.