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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…

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JACL Submits Amicus Brief To SCOTUS In Opposition To Muslim Travel Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 19, 2017 Press Release Contact: Jeffrey Moy, Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org David Inoue, Executive Director, dinoue@jacl.org Over 70 years ago, the Japanese American Citizens League was compelled to submit amicus curiae briefs in the Hirabayashi, Yasui, and Korematsu cases to defend Japanese Americans convicted…

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JACL Admonishes Proposal to Patrol Muslim Neighborhoods

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Priscilla Ouchida, Executive Director, pouchida@jacl.org The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) condemns the proposal by a prominent presidential candidate where it was stated that law enforcement should “patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods before they become radicalized.” The deadly and heinous attacks in Brussels clearly demonstrate the concern…

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JACL Stands with Asian American Leaders to Rally Against Anti-Muslim Hate

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Priscilla Ouchida, Executive Director, pouchida@jacl.org Washington, D.C. – Over sixty leaders from the Asian American community gathered today at the National Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism in Washington, D.C., to counter recent political rhetoric and express support for Muslim, Sikh, Arab, and South Asian American communities. The…

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JACL Condemns Dangerous Anti-Muslim Rhetoric

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Priscilla Ouchida, Executive Director, pouchida@jacl.org Jeff Moy, Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) condemns the dangerous and irresponsible Islamophobic and anti-immigrant rhetoric being used to vilify and demonize Muslim and Arab communities. Several public figures have stoked simmering fears around national…

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