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Total Number of Shanghai Refugees to Reach U.S. Will Pass 6,000, U.s.n.a. Reports

April 23, 1948
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The total number of survivors of the Shanghai refugee ghetto reaching the United States will soon pass the 6,000 mark, United Service for New Americans reported today. The figure had exceeded 5,700 at the beginning of April, including several hundred who passed through the U.S. en route to other countries, and were aided by U.S.N.A. while in transit hare.

About 6,000 Jewish DP’s still remain in Shanghai, the agency pointed out. They are being aided by the Joint Distribution Committee. The 1,000th Shanghai survivor to obtain a visa on the basis of the U.S.N.A. corporate affidavit arrived at San Francisco this week.

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