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Jewish emigrants from the Soviet Union will no longer be allowed to settle in West Berlin. At a press conference Tuesday, interior Minister Peter Ulrich of the West Berlin city government, said on exception would only be made for those with families already living in Berlin. Some 2500 Soviet Jews have settled in West Berlin since 1974, some of them with illegal entry papers. Ulrich said about 319 Jews were being investigated for having entered the city illegally. Ulrich said the Jewish community in West Berlin has agreed with the decision.

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