811.111 Refugee Children/92: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Chargé in France (Tuck)

600. Your 1346,11 1414 and 141512 regarding visas for refugee children. You may inform Laval that subject, of course, to approval by the French authorities of permission to depart from France, the issuance of visas to 1000 children has so far been authorized by the Department and that as arrangements are being made by the interested persons to receive 5000 children, further visa authorizations will be made for the larger group as plans for the reception of the children are completed.

Department desires to know whether Laval will cooperate in facilitating the departure of the children from France.

The information requested in your 1415 will be forwarded as soon as compiled.

Keep Department informed by cable of developments.

  1. Supra.
  2. Neither printed.