Manzanar Committee Condemns Statement By Roanoke, Virginia Mayor David Bowers Regarding Syrian Refugees

LOS ANGELES — On November 18, the Manzanar Committee repudiated statements by David Bowers, Mayor, Roanoke, Virginia, in which he used the unjust incarceration of over 120,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry as justification for his demand that Syrian refugees be denied asylum in the Roanoke area. In an official statement, Bowers said, “I’m reminded that... Continue Reading →

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