Proclamation 3147—Immigration Quota
By the President of the United States of America
Whereas under the provisions of section 201 (b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Commerce, and the Attorney General, jointly, are required to determine the annual quota of any quota area established pursuant to the provisions of section 202 (a) of the said Act, and to report to the President the quota of each quota area so determined; and
Whereas the Sudan, formerly the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, declared its Independence on December 19, 1955 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 the Sudan 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 of the quota area hereinafter enumerated has been determined in accordance with the law to be, and shall be, as follows:
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 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 ninth day of July in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and fifty-six, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and eighty-first.
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
By the President:
JOHN FOSTER DULLES,
Secretary of State
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Proclamation 3147—Immigration Quota Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/307496