“Berlin-As President Roosevelt continued his conversations on refugees from the Reich –mainly of Jewish rave – inquiries at the American Consulate General yielded new facts concerning the problems involved.  The total registration for American Visas under the German quota of the Immigration Law has swollen to approximately 160,000, while applications for places on the waiting lists are reaching the Berlin Consulate General at the rate of nearly 500 per day”

Source: New York Times November 29, 2013. Demands for visas in Berlin