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Vichy Introduces New Procedure for Jews Desiring to Lkave Unoccupied France

August 13, 1942
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Exit visas for Jews desiring to emigrate from unoccupied France will hereafter be issued by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs instead of the local police authorities, as hitherto issued, it was reported here today from Vichy.

The new measure will make the departure of Jews from unoccupied France more difficult, the report indicated. It is aimed especially against foreign-born Jews, when the Nazi authorities in Paris would prefer to see deported to occupied territories in Eastern Europe for slave labor instead of emigrating to oversea lands.

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