Congressional Hearings Highlight Failures in Immigration Policy

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Oversight of the Trump Administration’s Muslim Ban

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JACL Applauds NBC Late Night Programming Decisions

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JACL Concludes 50th Convention in Salt Lake City

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Joint Statement Condemning Decision to Hold Migrant Children at Fort Sill

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The Japanese American Citizens League is a national organization whose mission is to secure and safeguard the civil and human rights of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans and all communities who are affected by injustice and bigotry. The leaders and members of the JACL also work to promote and preserve the heritage and legacy of the Japanese American Community.
Oversight of the Trump Administration’s Muslim Ban
 
Oversight of the Trump Administration’s Muslim Ban
Written Statement for the Record for the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations & House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Oversight of the Trump Administration’s Muslim Ban In 1942 and 1943, the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) went before the Supreme Court in hopes of declaring Executive Order 9066 and subsequent military…
JACL Applauds NBC Late Night Programming Decisions
 
JACL Applauds NBC Late Night Programming Decisions
September 17, 2019 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Directordinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairssbaker@jacl.org JACL is grateful for NBC’s decision to withdraw Shane Gillis from the cast of Saturday Night Live (SNL). JACL and other community organizations, including the Asian Pacific American Media Coalition (of which JACL is a member), have communicated with…
JACL Concludes 50th Convention in Salt Lake City
 
JACL Concludes 50th Convention in Salt Lake City
Washington, DC – This past Sunday marked the conclusion of the Japanese American Citizens League’s 50th convention and the celebration of the organization’s 90th anniversary, which was held at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah. Notably, this is the same hotel where the JACL first committed itself to engaging in redress and…
Joint Statement Condemning Decision to Hold Migrant Children at Fort Sill
 
Joint Statement Condemning Decision to Hold Migrant Children at Fort Sill
June 20, 2019 Last week, the Administration’s Office of Refugee Resettlement announced it will be housing unaccompanied minors at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Fort Sill is a military base that previously was used as a prison for Geronimo and hundreds of Chiricahua Apaches, including women and children. During World War II, Fort Sill was used as…
Japanese Americans to Speak Out Against Designation of Fort Sill to Detain Migrant Children
 
Japanese Americans to Speak Out Against Designation of Fort Sill to Detain Migrant Children
What: Japanese Americans to Speak Out Against Designation of Fort Sill to Detain Migrant Children When: 4:00 pm EDT, Thursday, June 20, 2019 Where: Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism During WWII (Louisiana Ave. NW & D St. NW, Washington, D.C.) Washington, DC – Nancy Ukai, representing Tsuru for Solidarity, will be joined by other members of…
Weekly Digest: June 12
 
Weekly Digest: June 12
JACL Convention Early Bird Registration Ends June 20! Trump Administration Announces Former WWII Incarceration Site, Fort Sill, Will be Used to Detain Immigrant Children Days of Action against Public Charge Rule Apply to the APAICS National Leadership Academy by June 28 “Our Lost Years” Los Angeles Premiere Discussion and Screening of Alternative Facts: The Lies of Executive Order 9066 Movie “Late Night”…

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