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Hias Reorganized in Baltimore, Becomes Autonomous Local Agency

The organization of HIAS of Baltimore, Inc., formerly a local branch of the United HIAS Service of New York, as anonymous Baltimore agency was announced today by Louis J. Fox, president of the Jewish Welfare Fund of Baltimore.

As a constituent agency of the Jewish Welfare Fund, HIAS of Baltimore will take over the program of the former local branch of the United HIAS Service. It will offer a full immigration service including naturalization, location of relatives abroad, reception at docks and terminals for newcomers arriving in Baltimore, legal representation of new comer slat immigration hearings, and an indemnification program for victims of Nazism The new HIAS of Baltimore will continue to be the local representative of the national United HIAS Service.