Japanese Latin American Commission Bill Passes House Judiciary Committee

The following is a press release from Campaign For Justice – Los Angeles.


LOS ANGELES — On October 21, a bipartisan majority of members of the House Judiciary Committee voted to favorably report the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Latin Americans of Japanese Descent Act (H.R. 42). Now that the legislation passed the full Committee, it is ready for passage in the House of Representatives. Read more of this post

A Step Forward For Japanese Latin American Commission Legislation

The following is a press release from the Campaign For Justice – Los Angeles.


WASHINGTON, D.C — The House Judiciary Committee scheduled a hearing on H.R. 662 for July 31, 2008, marking a momentous step towards the establishment of a commission that will investigate the internment of over 2,200 persons of Japanese ancestry from thirteen Latin American countries by the U.S. Government during World War II. Read more of this post

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