FY2019 Budget Proposal Eliminates Funding for Japanese American History Preservation

February 15, 2018 Press Release Contact: Jeffery Moy, Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org David Inoue , Executive Director, dinoue@jacl.org The President’s budget proposal unveiled this week includes the elimination of funding for the Japanese American Confinement Sites (JACS) Grants Program. The JACS Grant program, authorized in 2006, has provided…

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State of the Union Continues Attacks on Immigrants

January 31, 2018 Press Release Contact: Jeffery Moy, Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org David Inoue , Executive Director, dinoue@jacl.org Although stated in measured tones, there is no mistaking the continued attack on immigrants from President Trump. The President prefaced his remarks about immigration by painting a picture of immigrants as pouring…

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JACL Condemns use of Japanese American Mass Incarceration in Defending Student Accused of Sexual Misconduct

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 12, 2018 Press Release Contact: Jeffrey Moy, Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org David Inoue, Executive Director, dinoue@jacl.org The Japanese American Citizens League was shocked to learn of Minnesota attorney Ryan Pacyga’s reference to the Japanese American incarceration experience in reference to his client, University of…

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JACL Supports Net Neutrality

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 8, 2017 Press Release Contact: Jeffrey Moy, Vice President for Public Affairs, jmoy@jacl.org David Inoue, Executive Director, dinoue@jacl.org   On December 14, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote on chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to dismantle the regulations currently in place to regulate net neutrality. While…

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