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New Bill Designed to Aid Immigrants Introduced in House of Representatives

December 6, 1928
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Bill Presented by Representative Dickstein of New York (Jewish Daily Bulletin)

A new proposal to lessen one of the hardships imposed by the present immigration law was introduced into Congress by Representative Dickstein of New York. The bill proposes to allow aliens who have been temporarily admitted to the country, but who have thereafter become entitled to a non-quota status, to be permanently admitted to the country without going out of the country to secure a visa for permanent status as is now required. This proposed amendment would enable aliens temporarily admitted and upon marriage to an American citizen to remain permanently in the country without making the trip and return which is now the case. Congressman Dickstein also reintroduced his previous bill to admit outside the quota, alien refugees who were given visas under the old immigration law, but were thereafter refused admission because new immigration visas were required.

The House Immigration Committee at its meeting today is expected to take up the urgent recommendation of Secretary of Labor Davis to enact a law making it impossible for aliens from Canada to secure temporary admission for employment in the United States.

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