New research says the family twice tried to obtain US immigration visas but were thwarted by red-tape

The family of the diarist Anne Frank twice tried to obtain US immigration visas but were thwarted by red-tape, according to a new report published 76 years after they were forced into hiding in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam.

The report, issued by the Anne Frank House and the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, details the challenges faced by Jewish families looking to escape the anti-semitic Nazi grip on Europe and negotiate anti-refugee sentiment then building in the United States.

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