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Conference on Protection of Immigrants Concludes Its Sessions in Geneva

September 13, 1926
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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The demand that representatives of organizations dealing with emigration and immigration problems be admitted to the League of Nations Committee for the Protection of Refugees and Migrants was formulated at a conference on immigration and emigration which concluded its sessions here on September 8.

The conference was attended by representatives of forty organizations functioning in various countries for the protection of immigrants and emigrants. Among the delegates present were representatives of the Emigdirekt, the United Jewish Emigration Committee of Berlin; the Committee of Jewish Delegations of Paris; the Jewish Colonization Association; the Council of Jewish Women of the United States; the London Jewish Association for the Protection of Girls and Women.

The conference also recommended the creation of joint committees in every country for the purpose of protecting the interests of the emigrants and immigrants. The conference adopted a resolution welcoming the efforts made in the United States Senate to reunite families affected by the Immigration Law.

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