On August 1, 1949, the United States and Mexico concluded in Mexico City an agreement concerning the temporary employment of Mexican agricultural workers in the United States. A copy of the agreement was transmitted to the Department under cover of despatch No. 935 from Mexico, August 10, 1949, not printed (811.504 Mexico/8–1049). For the text of a press release on the agreement, see Department of State Bulletin, August 29, 1949, page 313, and for further background, see ibid., July 18, 1949, page 43. The agreement replaced a previous one dated February 21, 1948, for information concerning this agreement see the editorial note printed in Foreign Relations, 1948, volume IX, page 645.