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What does JACL stand for?

JACL stands for Japanese American Citizens League

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Several chapters examine the influence of the Japanese American Citizens League, whose leaders cooperated with War Relocation Authority officials and extolled the valor of the racially-segregated 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Europe, while suppressing draft resisters and other dissenting voices.
John Tateishi, executive director of the Japanese American Citizens League, says the justification for Special Registration is the same one the government used in 1942.