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National Women’s League Convention Asks for Liberalization of Dp Immigration Law

November 23, 1948
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Criticizing the present law governing admission of displaced persons to the United States as “discriminatory,” the convention of the National women’s League today adopted a resolution urging the revision of the law so as to permit the entry of 100,000 refugees annually for the next four years, withour regard to race or nationality.

The resolution suggested that applicants for admission to the United States be carefully screened on the basis of their record during the Nazi occupation. Another resolution called upon national Jewish organizations to take steps toward the formation of “a democratic and unified body representing American Jewry.” Mrs. Barnett E. Kopelman of New York was reelected president of the organization.

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