In connection with the statement of General Plutarco Elias Calles, President elect of Mexico, to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, inviting Jewish immigrants to Mexico, Arthur Brishane in his column says the following:
“Here is good “properity” news for our neighbor, Mexico. “Ten thousand Jews at European ports, shut out of the United States by immigration laws, are invited to Mexico By President Calles, and will accept the invitation. “The arrival of these 10,000 Jews will mean adding 10,000 keen intelligences to the development of Mexican industry, trade and resources.
“Calles, a thinking man, knows what happened to Spain and Portugal when they were stupid enough to drive out the Jews, and how Holland and England prospered when they welcomed the
Jews. He renders a great service to Mexico in bringing there 10,000 promoters of business, industry and prosperity.”
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