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Senator Jeff Merkley Introduces ‘No Internment Camp’ Legislation

Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley today announced the introduction of the No Internment Camps Act, legislation to prevent the Trump Administration from forcing families fleeing persecution abroad into internment camps while they await their asylum hearings. Since the summer, the Trump Administration has aggressively pursued a strategy of forcing such families to wait in internment camps ...

Don Tamaki at United For Compassion 2: A Japantown Community Gathering

Don Tamaki from the #StopRepeatingHistory campaign spoke August 9, 2018, at a San Francisco Japantown community gathering to address issues such as family separations at the border, the Muslim ban, and racial and religious scapegoating. (Photos by Bob Hsiang.) Here are Don’s remarks as prepared for delivery: In June, by a 5-4 majority, the Supreme Court ...

United For Compassion 2: A Japantown Community Gathering

Don Tamaki from the #StopRepeatingHistory campaign will speak tomorrow night at a San Francisco Japantown community gathering to address issues such as family separations at the border, the Muslim ban, and racial and religious scapegoating. Thursday, August 9, 2018 7 PM – 8:30 PM Japantown, San Francisco 1737 Post St, San Francisco, California 94115 https://www.facebook.com/events/1930024537048459/ Featuring ...

Whitewashing Precedent: From the Chinese Exclusion Case to Korematsu to the Muslim Travel Ban Cases

“Whitewashing Precedent: From the Chinese Exclusion Case to Korematsu to the Muslim Travel Ban Cases” is a new article in the Case Western Reserve Law Review, written by Prof. Robert S. Chang, Executive Director of the Korematsu Center. Abstract: The travel ban cases test the extent of the President’s authority to promulgate orders regarding the ...

Sen. Jeff Merkley: “We Must Not Allow Internment Camps”

U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon delivered a floor speech on August 1, 2018: “I’ve come down here to the Senate floor to say one thing as clearly as I possibly can to every colleague. If you are part of the plan to bring an internment camp strategy to the floor of the Senate, I ...