Immigration Bill Comes Up in Senate Today; Passage Expect
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Immigration Bill Comes Up in Senate Today; Passage Expect

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The Administration bill to admit so### European refugees and immigrants from over-populated countries above quotas will be called up for action in the Senate today and is expected to ### a matter of a few hours as a result of a behind-the-scenes agreement bet### bill’s foes and Administration leaders.

The agreement to move the bill through the Senate without a threatene### by Sen. Pat McCarran was reached at the expense of a number of conces### McCarran, including assurances that there will be no changes in the unp### McCarran-Walter Immigration Act, it was learned.

The President asked for the admission of 240,000 immigrants in two ### an entirely new figure, involving 209,000 special above-quota admissions### three years, figured in the settlement informally worked out between the ###tion and foes of its bill. Sen. McCarran will continue to oppose the bill ### vote against it.

A tacit promise was made to Sen. McCarran by President Eisenhower ### leaders to do all in their power to ward off any riders amending the McCarran ### Act which has been opposed as discriminatory by all major Jewish organ###. A guarantee was given Sen. McCarran that a formal assurance would be ### Mr. Eisenhower against any further emergency immigration legislation###.

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