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In Pursuit of Justice for Grace Watanabe

A joint press release on September 11, 2019 from the Japanese American Citizens League Chicago Chapter, the Japanese American Service Committee, and the Japanese Mutual Aid Society on the case of Grace Watanabe, a 97-year-old Japanese American.  During Ms. Watanabe’s stay at Symphony Residences of Lincoln Park, its employees and others allegedly stole in excess […]

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JASC Condemns Muslim Ban

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.

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