Friday, May 22, 2009

Senate Passes Resolution Remembering M.S. St. Louis Anniversary

This week the U.S. Senate passed S. Res. 111, "recognizing June 6, 2009, as the 70th anniversary of the tragic date when the M.S. St. Louis, a ship carrying Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany, returned to Europe after its passengers were refused admittance to the United States." The resolution passed May 19 by Unanimous Consent.