Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

Immigration Policy: President Truman’s Veto of the McCarran-Walter Act

Executive OrdersOral HistoriesPublic PapersProclamations

Executive Orders

Executive Order 10392, Establishing the President's Commission on Immigration and Naturalization

Oral Histories

Harry Rosenfield, Principal attorney and assistant to Federal Security Administrator, 1942-48; Member, United States Delegation to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (Geneva, Switzerland), 1948; Commissioner United States Displaced Persons Commission, 1948-52; and Executive Director, President's Commission on Immigration and Naturalization, 1952-53.

Donald Hansen, Special Assistant in the White House Office, 1951-53, on the staff of Charles S. Murphy, Special Counsel to the President.

Joseph G. Feeney, Legislative Assistant to the President, 1949-52; Administrative Assistant to the President, 1952-53.

Public Papers


Proclamation 2980, Immigration Quotas