"Enemy alien" classification

World War II (231)
"Enemy alien" classification (371)

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Alien Enemies Act of 1798, Custodial detention / A-B-C list

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Letter from Issei man to his family (ddr-densho-25-67)
doc Letter from Issei man to his family (ddr-densho-25-67)
After Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the FBI under the Department of Justice began arresting aliens of Japanese, German, and Italian ancestry. These aliens, although they had not been charged with specific crimes, were considered "dangerous" by the U.S. government, and were interned in special Justice Department camps.
Parole Agreement (ddr-densho-25-57)
doc Parole Agreement (ddr-densho-25-57)
On December 7, 1941, numerous Japanese nationals were arrested by the FBI as "enemy aliens." An alien enemy hearing board was created, which determined whether the aliens were to be released, paroled, or interned. Matahichi Iseri signed a Parole Agreement in which he agreed to the terms of his parole.
Letter to an Issei man from the U.S. Quartermaster General (ddr-densho-25-60)
doc Letter to an Issei man from the U.S. Quartermaster General (ddr-densho-25-60)
Mitsuo (Mike) Iseri, son of Matahichi and Kisa Iseri, was killed in action during World War II. As his closest relative, Matahichi Iseri received a letter from the U.S. Quartermaster General of the Army asking him to complete a form entitled "Request for Disposition of Remains," which enabled him to arrange for the funeral of his …
Letter regarding parole agreement (ddr-densho-25-53)
doc Letter regarding parole agreement (ddr-densho-25-53)
Letter from the Department of Justice to Matahichi Iseri regarding his requirements as a parolee. On December 7, 1941, the FBI began to arrest Japanese nationals who were considered "enemy aliens." An alien enemy hearing board was created, which determined whether the individual was to be released, paroled, or interned. Matahichi Iseri was paroled in 1942 …
Letter written by an Issei man to his family (ddr-densho-25-26)
doc Letter written by an Issei man to his family (ddr-densho-25-26)
While he was at Fort Missoula, Montana, a Department of Justice internment camp for enemy aliens, Matahichi Iseri wrote to his wife and children, who were still awaiting a relocation assignment from the WRA.
Issei's hearing notice (ddr-densho-25-71)
doc Issei's hearing notice (ddr-densho-25-71)
Matahichi Iseri was arrested as an "enemy alien." Those arrested were required to appear before an alien enemy hearing board.
Letter regarding parole status (ddr-densho-25-112)
doc Letter regarding parole status (ddr-densho-25-112)
This letter from a district director of the Department of Justice was sent to an Issei in 1945. He was detained at the Minidoka concentration camp in Idaho for a period of time, and the letter informed him that while he was there, he did not have to report to a parole officer.
Record of the Territory of Hawai'I Board of Officers and Civilians in the case of James Seigo Miwa (ddr-densho-437-16)
doc Record of the Territory of Hawai'I Board of Officers and Civilians in the case of James Seigo Miwa (ddr-densho-437-16)
Transcript and exhibits regarding the arrest and decision to intern James Seigo Miwa for the duration of World War II.
National Archives files for James Seigo Miwa (ddr-densho-437-18)
doc National Archives files for James Seigo Miwa (ddr-densho-437-18)
Including documents related to James Seigo Miwa's repatriation to Japan, affidavits. efforts to reclaim lost property, and work as interpreter in Japan
James Seigo Miwa's Department of Justice internee file (ddr-densho-437-17)
doc James Seigo Miwa's Department of Justice internee file (ddr-densho-437-17)
James Seigo Miwa's Department of Justice internee file. Includes information about his arrest, incarceration, and repatriation request.
Memorandum from J. Edgar Hoover to Francis M. Shea, Assistant Attorney General (ddr-densho-67-20)
doc Memorandum from J. Edgar Hoover to Francis M. Shea, Assistant Attorney General (ddr-densho-67-20)
Memorandum from J. Edgar Hoover to Francis M. Shea, Assistant Attorney General regarding "alien enemies" and internal security. Hoover states his belief that there should be an identification and registration process for all "alien enemies" in the U.S. He recommends that there should be an authority permitted to apprehend citizens and aliens under suspicion. States that …
Letter to an Issei from U.S. Attorney J. Charles Dennis (ddr-densho-166-14)
doc Letter to an Issei from U.S. Attorney J. Charles Dennis (ddr-densho-166-14)
This is a response to a letter from Masaye Mayeno, requesting a rehearing for her husband Kunizo who was being held in a Department of Justice internment camp.
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