Permitting Admission of 400,000 Displaced Persons Into the United States: Hearings Before Subcommittee on Immigration and Naturalization of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 2910, a Bill to Authorize the United States During an Emergency Period to Undertake Its Fair Share in the Resettlement of Displaced Persons in Germany, Austria, and Italy ... June 4, 6, 13, 20, 25, 27, and July 2, 9, 16, 18, 1947

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Considers (80) H.R. 3620, (80) H.R. 2910.

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