JACL Calls for Better Hate Crime Tracking and Response

Press Release David Inoue, Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org Washington, DC – Last week the FBI released its hate crimes data for 2017. The numbers demonstrate a disturbing and consistent upward trend. In 2017 there were 7,175 bias crimes, which targeted 8,493 victims based on their…

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JACL Applauds Proposal to Establish Hawaii Historic Sites

Press Release David Inoue, Executive Director dinoue@jacl.org, 202-223-1240 Sarah Baker, VP Public Affairs sbaker@jacl.org Washington, DC –The Japanese American Citizens League applauds last week’s unanimous House of Representatives vote in favor of HR 5706 to establish the Pearl Harbor National Memorial and the Honouliuli National Historic Site in the State…

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Digest: November 13

In this week’s Digest: Today from National: 2017 National Hate Crime Statistics Released President Seeks to Curtail Asylum Seekers JACL Condemns Proposed Changes to Public Charge Definition Tell DHS Not to Limit Immigrant Access to Health Care and Services! JACL DC Chapter Joins JAVA to Honor Veterans National Park Service…

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Digest: November 7

In this week’s Digest: Today from National: 2018 Midterm Elections JACL Submits Comments in Opposition to Proposed Changes to the Flores Agreement JACL Welcomes New Norman Mineta Fellow JACL Condemns Proposed Changes to Public Charge Definition Tell DHS Not to Limit Immigrant Access to Health Care and Services! National Park…

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