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America and the refugees by Louis Adamic... by Louis Adamic

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Published by Public affairs committee, incorporated in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Political refugees.,
  • Emigration and immigration law -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesPublic affairs pamphlets, no. 29 (revised)
The Physical Object
Paginationcover-title, 32 p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16326490M

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