Canada is one of 32 countries that attend a conference in Evian (France) regarding the increasing number of Jewish refugees. In the end, most countries maintain their restrictive immigration quotas and refuse further Jewish immigration.
U.S. delegate Myron Taylor speaks during International Conference on Jewish Refugees from Nazi Germany. Evian-les-Bains (France), July 1938. (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park)