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[75 Stat. 1067]
[75 Stat. 1067]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

75 STAT.]

PRCXLAMATION 3417—JUNE 12, 1961

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determine the annual quota of any quota area established pursuant to the provisions of section 201(a) of the said Act, and to report to the President the quota of each quota area so determined; and WHEREAS under the provisions of section 202(e) of the said Act, the Secre- ^«'^' P 654. tary of State, the Secretary of Commerce, and the Attorney General, jointly, are required to revise the quotas, whenever necessary, to provide for any political changes requiring a change in the list of quota areas; and WHEREAS, the former British Colony and Protectorate of Sierra Leone became independent on April 27, 1961; and WHEREAS the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Commerce, and the Attorney General have jointly determined and reported to me the immigration quota hereinafter set forth: NOW, THEREFORE, I, JOHN F. KENNEDY, 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 of the quota area hereinafter designated has been determined in accordance with the law to be, and shall be, as follows: Quota area Sierra Leone

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The establishment of an immigration quota for any quota area is 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. 3298 of June 3, 1959, entitled "Immigration Quotas," is 7 Stat. c59. 3 amended by the addition of the immigration quota established by this proclamation. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the United States of America to be affixed. DONE at the City of Washington this twelfth day of June in the year of our