In Defense of the Immigrant

American Jewish Committee (AJC), Jewish Publication Society (JPS), 1911

This document provides excerpts of testimony (and documentation discussed therein) at hearings of the House Committee on Immigration and Naturalization which occurred on Friday, March 11, 1910. Those testifying opposed further restrictions on immigration to the US. The statements recorded in full were given by Cyrus L. Sulzberger, Louis Marshall, Abram I. Elkus, and Max J. Kohler, all from New York. Dialogue between the Congressmen on the Committee and those testifying is also recorded.

Topic: Political Behavior, Immigration, Advocacy, Leadership, Politics, Government

Name of Publication: American Jewish Year Book

Volume/Issue: Vol. 12

Page Number(s): 19-98

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States , Washington, D.C.

Language: English

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In Defense of the Immigrant. American Jewish Year Book. American Jewish Committee (AJC),Jewish Publication Society (JPS). 1911: 19-98. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=5499


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