The Hemisphere: Wide Open Door

Canada dug deeper into its purse and opened its immigration doors wide last week for the refugees from Hungary. Revamping and liberalizing its whole program of refugee relief, the government:

¶ Increased the original appropriation for loans to immigrants from $200,000 to $1,000,000.

¶ Removed all limits on Hungarian immigration. Canada will admit as many refugees as want to come, requiring no character references or rigid physical examinations. Explained an immigration officer: "About all a Hungarian will have to do is be alive."

¶ Promised free transportation to Canada by plane or ship, instead of the original plan to give the immigrants government...

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