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Sunday, March 18

Lawrence Journal-World / Newsday - WWII internment camp survivors seek apology: "More than 2,000 Latin Americans of Japanese descent, most of whom were from Peru, were held in internment camps run by the Justice Department and the Immigration and Naturalization Service during the war. Although the U.S. government never fully explained why it held Japanese-Americans, officials acknowledged one of the reasons was hostage exchange." After the war, the detainees were considered illegal aliens and forced to leave the US. Now there is an initiative to redressthem for their treatmenet.

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