Death Valley National Park Joins Resistance And Starts Tweeting About Japanese Internment Camps: LAist

surrogate for President Donald Trump actually said that World War II-era Japanese-American internment camps could be seen as a “precedent” for the potential creation of a Muslim immigrant registry. This is despite the, um, slightly awkward fact that the U.S.’s Japanese internment camps are pretty much universally considered a black mark on our country’s history. In fact, it was no less a conservative icon than Ronald Reagan who signed the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, which issued a formal apology to the more than 100,000 people of Japanese descent who were incarcerated, and paid out $20,000 in compensation to all surviving victims.

Source: Death Valley National Park Joins Resistance And Starts Tweeting About Japanese Internment Camps: LAist