Urge your representatives in both the House and the Senate
to become a cosponsor and to support hearings on the
Commission Bill introduced by Senator Inouye and Rep. Becerra!
Encourage your family and friends—especially those who
reside in other states—to sign and distribute support letters.
Join our CFJ Redress Delegations to Washington, D.C. for Congressional
briefings, lobbying, and educational outreach.
Support the Commission Bill introduced by Senator Inouye and Rep. Becerra!
Our immediate goal is to create a Commission to investigate facts and circumstances about the relocation, internment, and deportation of Latin Americans of Japanese descent:
Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Latin Americans of Japanese Descent Act:
- Commission would be composed of 9 members: 3 each appointed by the President, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and the President pro tempore of the Senate.
- Investigate and determine facts and circumstances surrounding the United States’ relocation, internment, and deportation of Latin Americans of Japanese descent, and the impacts of those actions by the United States
- Recommend appropriate remedies, if any, based on preliminary findings by the original commission and new discoveries
Read more about the Commission Bill