World War II has increased the world's previous refugee problems by many times. Out of Germany, Poland, Czecho-Slovakia keep streaming thousands of helpless, penniless Jews and Gentiles seeking safer, happier homes. Refugee committees have been swamped.

Into this sea of misery there recently fell a drop of help from an odd quarter. At Ciudad Trujillo, the Dominican Republic's capital, the Dominican Secretaries of the Interior and of Agriculture and international refugee workers signed a contract providing for the immediate settlement of 500 refugee families in the Republic and the ultimate admission...

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