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Canadian Immigration Ban Seen As Only Temporary

September 3, 1930
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Assurances that the recently issued order by the Canadian government stopping all immigration, with certain minor exceptions, from Central and Eastern Europe, is only of a temporary nature, were given by Samuel W. Jacobs, Liberal-Jewish member of the Federal parliament from Montreal, shortly after his return from Ottawa where he conferred with the immigration authorities.

Mr. Jacobs declared that most of the restrictions contained in the order will be abolished in February, 1930. Since the Imperial Conference in London will take up the entire question of immigration to the various British dominions the immigration restriction order in Canada, which it is now learned is merely of a temporary nature, will undergo a revision about February, 1930, and Canada’s immigration policy will be placed on a footing of stability and permanency.

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