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Canadian Jewish Leaders to Discuss Immigration with Government

A number of pending immigration issues affecting prospective Jewish immigrants from various countries to Canada will be discussed at a meeting between a Joint delegation of the Canadian Jewish Congress and the Jewish Immigrant Aid Service and Richard Bell, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration. The meeting will be held in Ottawa on February 15.

In preparation for the meeting, officials of the two Jewish organizations met in Ottawa with G, Beasley, acting director of the Canadian Department of Immigration, and other immigration officers. The areas being explored in the talks include immigration from Morocco and Algeria, recognition of refugee status for some categories of immigrants, extension of admissible groups, the reunion of Polish and Rumanian Jewish families and related problems.