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Discriminatory laws

New York Japanese Denounce Land Laws (April 28, 1913)

The Seattle Daily Times, April 28, 1913, p. 2
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The Times and the Japanese. (May 17, 1913)

The Seattle Daily Times, May 17, 1913, p. 6
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State Alien Land Law Upheld. Japanese Can't Acquire Realty in Washington. United States Supreme Court Decision Upholds Statutes of Pacific Coast Commonwealths. (November 12, 1923)

The Seattle Daily Times, November 12, 1923, pp. 1, 11
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Absentee Japs' Vote Challenged (February 21, 1943)

The Seattle Daily Times, February 21, 1943, p. 4
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Produce Hit, If Japs Are Ousted (February 19, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, February 19, 1942, p. 11
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"Enemy alien" classification

List of regulations specifying conduct to be observed by "alien enemies"

Matahichi Iseri, considered a "dangerous enemy alien," was arrested on Dec. 7, 1941, and imprisoned in the Department of Justice internment camp at Fort Missoula, Montana. During the war, enemy aliens were not allowed to own contraband articles such as weapons, signal devices, and cameras. They were required to carry ...
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Alien's leave permit

In April 1943, Matahichi Iseri and his family were granted permits to leave the Tule Lake concentration camp to go to Weiser, Idaho, as part of the seasonal work leave program. Because he was an Issei, Matahichi Iseri had to apply for a special permit.
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Letter regarding parole conditions

This letter informed Matahichi Iseri that under the conditions of his parole, he was barred from returning to the West Coast.
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Notice of classification

Yoshito Frank Kitamoto was an Issei and therefore considered an "enemy alien." He was required to carry this classification card along with his registration certificate. By law, Issei were not allowed to become naturalized citizens until 1952.
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Plans For Evacuating Aliens Told (February 23, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, February 23, 1942, pp. 1, 4
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