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Rep. Walter Charged with Sabotaging Bill to Admit 240,000

Rep. Emanuel Celler today accused### Francis E. Walter of trying to sabotage President Eisenhower’s emerge### gration legislation to admit 240,000 additional refugees. In a clash at a ### the House Immigration Subcommittee, Rep. Celler said the Congressm### sought to load the bill with controversial features “to increase the oppos### comes up on the House floor.”

Mr. Celler pointed out that Rep. Walter had added groups not recom### the Administration’s original bill. Among those added by him were Pal### Arab refugees. Rep. Walter answered Mr. Celler’s remarks by saying### a better case for the Arabs than for some of these others.”

A move by Mr. Walter to send the bill back to a subcommittee was ### gressman Celler said he would move on Thursday for the committee to ### so the measure could be acted upon more speedily. He said he would also### eliminate from the bill the extra immigration groups he said Rep. Walte###.

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