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[71 Stat. 11]
[71 Stat. 11]
PUBLIC LAW 000—MMMM. DD, 1957

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PROCLAMATIONS—SEPT. 26, 1956

71 STAT.]

WHEREAS under the provisions of section 202(e) of the said act, the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Commerce, and the Attorney General, jointly, are required to revise the quotas, whenever necessary, to provide for any political change requiring a change in the list of quota areas or the territorial limits thereof; and WHEREAS the country of Tunisia has heretofore constituted a subquota area within the immigration quota established for France and has, therefore, been subject to the limitation provided in section 202 (c)(1) of the Immigration and Nationahty Act (66 Stat. 177-178); and WHEREAS the country of Tunisia was granted its independence on March 20, 1956, and has been recognized as an independent country by the United States; and WHEREAS the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Commerce, and the Attorney General have reported to the President that in accordance with the duty imposed and the authority conferred upon them by section 201(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, they jointly have made the determination provided for and computed under the provisions of section 201(a) of the said act; and have fixed, in accordance therewith, an immigration quota for Tunisia as hereinafter set forth: NOW, THEREFORE, I, DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, President of the United States of America, acting under and by virtue of the authority vested in me by the aforesaid act of Congress, do hereby proclaim and make known that the annual quota area hereinafter enumerated has been determined in accordance with the law to be, and shall be, as follows: Quota area

Area No.

8 USC n{.2.

8 USC 1152.

8 USC 1151.

Tunisia. ImmigratlDn quota.

Quota

87 Tunisia.

100

The provision of an immigration quota for any quota area is designed solely for the purpose of compliance with the pertinent provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act and is not to be considered as having any significance extraneous to such purpose. Proclamation No. 2980 of June 30, 1952, is amended accordingly. IN W I T N E S S WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the United States of America to be affixed. D O N E at the City of Washington this twentieth day of September in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and fifty-six, [SEAL] and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and eighty-first. DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER By the President: H E R B E R T HOOVER,

66 Stat. lea. 8 USC 1101 note. 66 Stat. C3(>.

Jr.,

Acting Secretary of State.

COLUMBUS D A Y,

1956

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS four hundred and sixty-four years ago Christopher Columbus, seeking a short route to Asia, fearlessly set sail from Spain, crossed an uncharted and unknown sea, and found instead a vast new world; and

September 26, 1956 [No. 3159]