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Dutch-Indonesian Immigrants, Segregation, and the CRC in the 1950s

Dutch-Indonesian Immigrants, Segregation, and the CRC in the 1950s

On 21 March 1956, my grandparents, Arie and Martha Verhagen boarded KLM flight 603 with their two small children from Amsterdam to New York City. A week earlier they had received visas under the Refugee Relief Act of 1953, allowing their immigration to the United