File No. 138.4/22

The Ambassador in France (Herrick) to the Secretary of State


Earnestly request immediate instructions concerning granting individuals holding first papers certificate of identity to secure temporary permis de sejour pending opportunity to return to United States.

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The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in France (Herrick)


Certificates of identity may be issued to persons holding first papers, provided seven years have not elapsed and residence of a permanent nature has not been acquired abroad since they were obtained. Inform Consulate General.