Japanese American Service Committee Urges Congress to Authorize Funding for Japanese American Confinement Sites NPS Grants; Continuance of Funding Vital to Telling Story of Incarceration and Civil Rights
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The Japanese American Service Committee (JASC) strongly condemns the recent signing of an executive order by President Trump that indefinitely halted the ability of Syrian refugees to enter the U.S., and which temporarily suspended the entry of people from seven-Muslim majority countries.
In a news interview with FOX News anchor Megyn Kelly on Wednesday, Carl Higbie,head of the pro-Trump PAC Great America, suggested that the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II provided a “precedent” for the “Muslim Registry” proposed by President-elect Donald Trump.
CHICAGO, IL – Like many Americans throughout the United States, JASC has been shocked and taken aback by the wanton violence and loss of life that occurred in the mass shooting which took place at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida on June 12, 2016.
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