American citizens now residing in Rumania are watching with keen interest the campaign which has been started here by the Nazi-subsidized anti-Semitic groups to oust non-citizens from the country by not permitting them to find employment.
Despite the assurance given by King Carol yesterday, that the Jews in Rumania need not fear any anti-Semitic agitation, the newspaper published by the Rumanian extremists came out today with a demand to cut the employment of non-citizens to ten per cent. Each firm, according to this demand, would be obliged to employ nine Rumanian citizens to one alien.
This numerus clausus for employment which the anti-Semitic elements here are anxious to have introduced throughout the country is provoking great concern among the Jews, since many thousands of them have still not succeeded in obtaining their Rumanian citizenship.
According to the present law, enterprises in Rumania must employ a minimum of eighty per cent Rumanian citizens on their staff,
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