apology for persecution

Mangaliman, Jessie
July 2009
Chinese American Forum;Jul2009, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p14
The article reports on the statement of Assemblyman Paul Fong, a grandson of a Chinese immigrant interned at Angel Island in California, concerning the persecution and abuse suffered by Chinese immigrants. His goal is to convince the federal government to issue an apology and legislate redress for the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act. Reportedly, Chinese immigrants in California faced discriminatory laws as they are prevented from marrying or owning property.


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