Remembrance Day/Día de Recuerdo

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Entrance to Manzanar, captured by famous landscape photographer Ansel Adams. Over 100,000 Japanese-Americans (and other Asian Americans misidentified as Japanese) were removed from their homes and interned in the high desert detention camp during World War II due to national hysterical fear of spies. Click here to see more photos.

As we observe this year’s Day of Remembrance, let us recommit ourselves to rejecting prejudice and protecting the civil liberties of all Americans. We will not allow history to repeat itself. -Rep. Judy Chu (Pasadena, CA)

Al observar el Día de Recuerdo de este año, volvamos a comprometernos a rechazar los prejuicios ya proteger las libertades civiles de todos los estadounidenses. No permitiremos que la historia se repita. -Reps. Judy Chu (Pasadena, CA)

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