JACL Condemns Proposed Changes to Public Charge Definition

Press Release David Inoue, Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org Washington, DC – Today the Department of Homeland Security published its proposal to alter the public charge classification for immigrants to the United States opening up the 60 day public comment period. Public charge is the…

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JACL Urges Support and Compassion to Survivors of Sexual Violence

September 28, 2018 Press Release David Inoue, Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org Washington, DC – In her testimony yesterday, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford provided a vivid, powerful, and harrowing account of her experience as a survivor of sexual assault. Many of us cannot imagine the…

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JACL Joins Walkout from Senate Hearing

Press Release David Inoue, Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org Washington, DC – Today, the Japanese American Citizens League joined advocates representing the broad civil rights community, faith leaders, and most importantly parents and children, to protest the government’s continuing inhumane policy of separating and imprisoning…

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JACL Calls for Community Healing in Wake of Rep. Scott’s Racist Comments

Press Release David Inoue, Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday it was reported that outside of Detroit polling precincts Rep. Bettie Cook Scott referred to her opponent State Rep. Stephanie Chang as a “ching-chong” and told one of Rep. Chang’s immigrant volunteers…

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