JACL Supports the Neighbors not Enemies Act

October 7, 2020 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Director, dinoue@jacl.org, 202-607-7273 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs, sbaker@jacl.org This week, a companion bill to Representative Ilhan Omar’s House Resolution 5734 was introduced to the Senate by Senator Mazie Hirono. These bills, titled The Neighbors not Enemies Act, seek to repeal the Alien…

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JACL Disgusted by Reports of Medical Abuse of Women in ICE Custody

September 22, 2020 For Immediate Release David Inoue, Executive Director, dinoue@jacl.org, 202-607-7273 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs, sbaker@jacl.org Last week, Dawn Wooten, a nurse at Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC) in Ocilla, Georgia came forward with whistleblower allegations of mass involuntary hysterectomies and gross medical neglect towards women incarcerated by Immigration and…

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