Anne Frank and her family were also denied entry as refugees to the U.S.

Many have noted the historical parallels between the current debate over Syrians seeking refuge in the United States and the plight of European Jews fleeing German-occupied territories on the eve of World War II. Among the many who tried – and failed – to escape Nazi persecution: Otto Frank and his family, which included wife, Edith, and his daughters, Margot and Anne.

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