Search JTA's historical archive dating back to 1923

Entry Bureau to Be Shifted June 14; Plan Coordinating Drive on 5th Column

June 5, 1940
See Original Daily Bulletin From This Date

President Roosevelt today signed the Congress approved order transferring the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization from the Labor to the Justice Department on June 14.

Federal Bureau of Investigation agents will hold regular conferences with intelligence units of the Army, Navy and State Department to integrate the work of running down fifth columnists, it was announced today.

The Government is particularly disturbed by reports that a violently pro-Nazi and anti-Semitic newspaper, Diario Aleman, has begun publication in Mexico City, intensifying apprehension of Nazi activities in that country prior to the July election.

Recommended from JTA