President Franklin D. Roosevelt authorized 9066 which authorized the imprisonment of Japanese-American people after the attack of Pearl Harbor in 1942.
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The Supreme Court ruled that exclusion itself was constitutional but the way they were portraying it was not. They begin closing down the camps after World War 2 was over.
Roosevelt says that the internment camps that they are putting the Japanese people into are "concentration camps."
After the attack at Pearl Harbor, the Americans could not trust the Japanese-American people. They decided to put them into confinement.
Japanese people lost their families during the time of the internment camps. Some families were sepperated because some of their family went to different camps. They lost their homes, health care, and their livelihoods were destroyed as well.
The Federal government created the War Relocation Authority which oversaw the removal of 120,000 Japanese-Americans from military areas over the next 18 months.
The FBI immediately arrested hundreds of Japanese and German aliens after the attack at Pearl Harbor.
Stayed with his Italian-American girlfriend, he changed his name and appearence with plastic surgery. He was caught and sent to the internment camp in Tanforin, California on May 30, 1942.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt commisions 9066 which authorizes the government to move the Japanese- American people to various internment camps in the U.S.