THE CONGRESS: Legislative Week: Dec. 27, 1926

The Senate—

¶ Passed immigration bill containing Senator Wadsworth's amendment to admit, in addition to the regular quota, 35,000 wives and minor children of aliens who declared their intention of becoming citizens between 1921 and 1924. (Bill went to conference.)

¶ Passed appropriation bills for the Postoffice and Treasury Departments, after Vice President Dawes had eliminated a $500,000 item for Prohibition "under cover work," on point of order. (Bill went to conference.)

¶ Confirmed long list of post-masters appointed by the President.

¶ Passed a bill of Senator Smoot of Utah, authorizing...

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