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Senate Decides to Postpone Consideration of Report on Entry Displaced Persons to U.S.

February 5, 1948
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Congressional action the Stratton Bill to admit 400,000 displaced persons to the United States within four years may be postponed, until after March 1st as a result of a decision by the Senate today.

The Senate unanimously agreed that the report of the Judiciary Sub-Commit-tee immigration and displaced persons should be taken up on March 1st instead of next Tuesday, as originally scheduled. Agreement for the postponement was given by the Senate at the request of Senator Alexander Wiley, chairman of the Judiciary Committee. A draft of the sub-committee’s report was submitted only yesterday to the fall committee.

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