Congressional Hearings Highlight Failures in Immigration Policy

September 27, 2019 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Directordinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairssbaker@jacl.org On Thursday, September 26, Congress held two important hearings on Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention and oversight. The House Judiciary subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship held a hearing on “The Expansion and Troubling…

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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 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…

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