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Mccarran Reveals Regulations for Entry of Non-quota Immigrants

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Sen. Pat McCarran this week-end revealed a number of regulations pertaining to the admission of prospective immigrants under President Eisenhower’s emergency immigration program to admit 214,000 persons outside the quota, in more than three years. Sen. McCarran, a foe of the program who came to terms with the Administration just before the program was passed, said the State Department would shortly announce regulations for administration of the measure.

He revealed that under these regulations citizen can sponsor a “type” of immigrant rather than a specific person. An applicant may specify the age, skill and nationality of an immigrant for whom he is willing to provide surety and the “unnamed assurance” would be matched in Europe from among prospective immigrants. The citizen-applicant then would be informed about the person chosen and would be required to give his specific approval.

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