The tide of immigration has flowed erratically upon the shores of the U. S. In the first decade and a half of this century, it swelled and swelled. Then came the War and it suddenly dropped to nothing. Then came peace and it rose to the flood only to be checked by the restrictive immigration law of 1921 and still more checked by the more limiting act of 1924.

Last week the National Industrial Conference Board, Inc. made public statistics on immigration for the fiscal year ended last June—statistics...

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