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Problem of North African Jews Faces Migration Conference

A conference of the 26-nation Intergovernmental committee for European Migration opened here today. It will continue for seven days and will map its program for assisting migration for the next two years.

An urgent problem which the delegates will have to resolve is whether the organization’s constitution permits it to help migration in non-European countries. This problem arises out of the proposal by Rep. Francis J. Walters of the United States delegation that the committee help annually some 45,000 Moroccan Jews to migrate to Israel.