Dulles Appoints Mcleod to Head U.S. Delegation to Migration Parley
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Dulles Appoints Mcleod to Head U.S. Delegation to Migration Parley

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The State Department announced today that Secretary of State John Foster Dulles has appointed Scott McLeod, State Department security police officer, to head the American delegation to a session of the executive committee of the Intergovernmental Committee for European Migration (ICEM) which convenes in Geneva this month.

Mr. McLeod was charged by Edward J. Corsi, former State Department immigration adviser, with deliberate maladministration of the Refugee Relief Act of 1953.

The session of ICEM at which Mr. McLeod will be in charge of the U.S. delegation is deemed important by Israel because chairman Francis E. Walter of the House Immigration subcommittee is expected to present a plan for the movement of North African Jewry to Israel. The delegation headed by Mr. McLeod comprises five members of Congress, seven public members, and six advisers. Principal adviser is George L. Warren. Department of State adviser on refugees and displaced persons.

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