The N. I, C. B. (National Industrial Conference Board) called an N. I. C. (National Immigration Conference) in Manhattan. To this meeting came representatives of many occupations and many organizations bringing divergent opinions.
There were the charitably inclined, and the representatives of alien organizations, who advocated taking down the .bars to admit large groups of refugees and the down-trodden people of the world.
There were business men, advocating increases of quota and selection of immigrants to increase the labor supply.
There were labor representatives and officers of patriotic societies proposing further restriction...