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Permit Mme. Schwimmer to Go Abroad and Return

June 9, 1929
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Madam Rosika Schwimmer, who was denied citizenship because of her statement that she would not bear arms in defense of America in case of war and found herself in the position of being unable to leave the United States, having renounced her Hungarian allegiance and unable to obtain an American passport, has been granted emergency papers to enable her to go abroad. By special permission of the immigration authorities she left for Europe to attend the International Women Suffrage Alliance twenty-fifth anniversary meeting in Berlin with the assurance that she will be permitted to return to the United States.

It was pointed out that the recent Supreme Court decision refusing to accept Madam Schwimmer as an American citizen resulted in confining her to this country. For this reason the immigration authorities issued the emergency papers.

Rabbi Ferdinand Isserman of the Holy Blossom Synagogue, Toronto, tendered his resignation, accepting a call to the Reform Temple of St. Louis, Mo.

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