Survivors of Japanese Internment Protest Migrant Detention Center

April 2, 2019
Hill Reporter

Between 1942 and 1946, nearly 80,000 Japanese Americans were held in concentration camps dotted along the West Coast. The decision to hold these citizens is seen as one of the darkest moments in American history.

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The White House’s decision to hold the children of migrants in camps has reminded many of this moment in time. Six Japanese Americans who were imprisoned during Japanese internment joined close to 100 other protesters in Dilley, Texas this weekend.