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Correspondence and Petition from India Welfare League, Inc.

Letter from the India Welfare League to Senator Richard B. Russell, chairman of the Senate Committee on Immigration. The letter, on League letterhead, asks for Chairman Russell’s support for S.236 and H.R.1624, legislation that would permit all people from India residing in the United States to be naturalized. Senate bill S. 236 was introduced by Senator William Langer of North Dakota, who served as honorary president of the India Welfare League. This letter became part of the Committee on Immigration's records regarding S.236.

Citizenship & Voting

Date: May 20, 1946
Subject(s): Luce-Cellar Act of 1946, Senate Committee on Immigration
Type: Correspondence
Language: English
Creator: India Welfare League Inc., Mubarek Ali Khan
Location: 113 Broome Street, New York, NY

Holding Institution: National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
Collection: U.S. Senate Committee on Immigration Bill Files
Folder: S.236, Committee on Immigration, SEN 79A-E1, Box 22
Digitizer: Anu Kasarabada
Item History: 2015-03-19 (created); 2015-04-29 (modified)

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