BELGIUM: Travelers' Aid

The Belgian Government set up machinery at Antwerp to examine prospective emigrants to the U. S. The machinery consists of three commissions, administrative, medical, legal. These commissions will pass on all Belgian subjects desiring to emigrate to America, will conduct mental and physical examinations, as well as scrutinize the emigrant's documents. The object is to anticipate the proposal that the U. S. establish agencies in Europe to pass on the availability of immigrants under the so-called 3% quota law.


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