Although the flow of emigration from Russia will be at a standstill for more than a month, a total of 8,316 of Jewish would-be emigrants have registered at “Yidgescpm” offices throughout Russia.
Of this number 6,237 are of the first category”, having both affidavits from American relatives and steamship tickets. They are expected to leave Russia some time before October 1.
A home for t### emigrants in Moscow will be opened by the Yidgescom August 1, to serve as shelter for women and children only.
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