Digest: November 27

In this week’s Digest: Giving Tuesday is TODAY JACL Opposes the Nomination of Kathy Kraninger to Lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau JACL Condemns Proposed Changes to Public Charge Definition Tell DHS Not to Limit Immigrant Access to Health Care and Services! National JACL Announces 2019 Scholarship Program And Then…

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Digest: November 20

In this week’s Digest: Happy Thanksgiving and Giving Tuesday Federal Judge Blocks Asylum Ban House of Representatives Passes Rep. Hanabusa’s Bill to Establish Historic Sites in Hawaii The Cultural Landscape Foundation Highlights Preservation of Japanese American Confinement Sites JACL Condemns Proposed Changes to Public Charge Definition Tell DHS Not to…

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JACL Calls for Better Hate Crime Tracking and Response

Press Release David Inoue, Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org Washington, DC – Last week the FBI released its hate crimes data for 2017. The numbers demonstrate a disturbing and consistent upward trend. In 2017 there were 7,175 bias crimes, which targeted 8,493 victims based on their…

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JACL Applauds Proposal to Establish Hawaii Historic Sites

Press Release David Inoue, Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org Washington, DC –The Japanese American Citizens League applauds last week’s unanimous House of Representatives vote in favor of HR 5706 to establish the Pearl Harbor National Memorial and the Honouliuli National Historic Site in the State…

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