Executive Order Continues Inhumane Treatment of Children

June 19, 2018 Press Release Contact: Jeffrey Moy, Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org David Inoue, Executive Director, dinoue@jacl.org Earlier this week, in opposition to the family separations, George Takei stated, “At least during the internment of Japanese-Americans, I and other children were not stripped from our parents.” It is…

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Senator Graham Needs a Refresher on Japanese American Wartime Incarceration

June 15, 2018 Press Release Contact: Jeffrey Moy, Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org David Inoue, Executive Director, dinoue@jacl.org In a floor debate Tuesday, June 12, Senator Lindsey Graham, in opposing Senator Rand Paul’s Sixth Amendment Preservation Act, defended the removal of the right to a lawyer for those imprisoned…

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JACL Deplores the Government’s Use of Hirabayashi as Justification in Guantanamo Case

June 14, 2018 Press Release Contact: Jeffrey Moy, Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org David Inoue, Executive Director, dinoue@jacl.org In the government’s response to a petition from Ammar al Baluchi, a prisoner at Guantanamo Bay and suspect from the 9/11 attack, the government apparently quoted from the Hirabayashi supreme court…

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