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Agents Urge Refugees to Go to Mexico and Cuba

February 28, 1923
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Scheming agents of steamship companies are taking advantage of the perplexed state of the Russian and Ukrainian Jewish refugees who have been ordered out of Poland by presenting them with many more or less fanciful solutions for their distress. The advantages of settling in Cuba and Mexico are being alluringly painted for them by the agents. Thousands of them are being told that Cuba and Mexico are keen for new immigrants.

A large number of the refugees have appealed to the Russian and Ukrainian consulates here, asking that they be permitted to return to their former homes, in view of the fact that they are natives by birth of those regions. Their pleas however are being consistently denied by the consuls. Who declare that they had forfeited their citizenship rights.

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