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Jewish Refugees from Shanghai Arrive at West Coast; Met by Usna Representatives

January 20, 1948
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One hundred and eighty-four Jewish refugees who were stranded in Shanghai during the war arrived here during the week-end ?ard the S.S. General Meigs.

Most of the transportation and immigration arrangements for the group were ?e in China by the Joint Distribution Committee, Representatives of the United ?vice for New Americans met the refugees at the dock and will help them reach natives in this country or will give them temporary shelter and assistance in king their place within the American economic and social system.

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