Jewish Immigration to America

Minutes of a Meeting of the Committee on United States Immigration Stations and Foreign Relations

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Title

Minutes of a Meeting of the Committee on United States Immigration Stations and Foreign Relations

Date

March 28, 1917

Subject

Immigration
Immigration Act of 1917
HIAS

Description

Minutes of a Meeting of HIAS' Committee on United States Immigration Stations and Foreign Relations, New York. Among the topics discussed was the new Immigration Act of 1917, which imposed a literacy test on immigrants, and the importance of keeping the Jewish public informed about the new regulations. A suggestion was made to translate (presumably into Yiddish) key passages of the law.

Creator

HIAS

Source

YIVO Archives

Publisher

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Meeting Minutes

Identifier

YIVO RG 245.4.1. - Box 1 - 12

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Citation

HIAS, “Minutes of a Meeting of the Committee on United States Immigration Stations and Foreign Relations,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed October 21, 2021, https://immigrationusa.yivo.org/items/show/6377.
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