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About 1.000 Jews Entered U.S. During July, United Service for New Americans Reports

August 23, 1948
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Jewish immigration to the United States totaled an estimated 1,075 during the month of July, the first month following cancellation of President Truman’s directive on immigration of displaced persons, it was reported here over the week-end by Edwin Rosenberg, president of the United Service for New Americans.

Although asserting that no valid estimate can be made of the number of Jewish DP’s who will be able to arrive in the U.S. under the terms of the Displaced Persons Act of 1943, the U.S.N.A. president said it “will probably be to less than the proportion of Jews to other DP’s in Italy and the American zones in Germany and Austria, the territories covered by the DP Act.” The new legislation has not affected the flow of immigrants from other countries, Mr. Rosenberg added.

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