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Palestine Govt. Reneges on Pledge to Re-admit Members of Allied Forces

March 21, 1946
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The Palestine Government has given the Jewish Agency only 500 of the 1,500 immigration certificates allotted for March and April.

The balance of 1,000 are being withheld for “further consideration,” it is learned. It is understood that about 200 are being reserved for Jewish soldiers still in the Czech army, and several hundred for “illegal immigrants” who enlisted in Palestine, and are now serving in the British army or the Jewish Brigade.

This action is contrary to the announcement by the Palestine Government, appearing in the Official Gazette for March 8, that members or veterans of the Allied forces who enlisted in Palestine will be re-admitted to the country without regard to immigration restrictions.

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