THE programme of the German Government which is designed to reduce "non-Aryans" to a condition of impoverished unemployment and to take away from them the most elementary civil and political rights does not stop at defining their position as that of "unwelcome guests" of the German people1 and rendering their continued existence in Germany unbearable. 2 It requires that these "unwelcome guests" should be forced to leave their homes in Germany. That this is the ultimate purpose of the National Socialist Government is evidenced both by the legislation which has already been put into effect and by the official statements of its leaders. This intent has been reflected particularly in the denationalization imposed upon "non-Aryans" and others who have not found favour with the Government, in the imprisonment of returning refugees, and in the refusal to sanction any measures of re-training or re-habilitation of "non-Aryans" except those which would lead to their mass emigration.
"Non-Aryans," and those to whom the National Socialist State is opposed have, because of their origin or political views, been deprived of their German citizenship; and have, as refugees, been left virtually stateless and without the protection of the German Government. In addition, the denationalization of particular individuals (that is, the annulment of their German nationality) has been carried out on a large scale, and has taken two principal forms: the revocation of naturalization on racial grounds; and the withdrawal of nationality on political grounds.
Both deprivation of citizenship and denationalization are,