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U.S. Eases Entry of Soviet Jews

1971 HIAS Annual Report - Soviet Jews Highlight.jpg

Title

U.S. Eases Entry of Soviet Jews

Date

1971

Subject

Soviet Jews
Immigration
HIAS

Description

Page from the 1971 HIAS Annual Report discussing the immigration of Soviet Jews to the United States and a new law put in place to ease entry. The image on the left shows the first family of Soviet Jews admitted into the U.S. under a new bill passed in 1971. The image on the right displays a grandfather greeted upon arrival in the U.S. by his grandchildren.

Creator

HIAS

Source

YIVO Library

Publisher

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Annual Report

Identifier

YIVO Library - 015006626

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Citation

HIAS, “U.S. Eases Entry of Soviet Jews,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed December 5, 2021, https://immigrationusa.yivo.org/items/show/6410.
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