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Many Issei dreamed of sending their children to Japan for a traditional Japanese education. They wanted their children to retain Japanese values and traditions.

Nisei who attended school in Japan and returned to the U.S. were called Kibei. Anti-Asian immigration laws made it difficult for Kibei to return to the United States, even though they were U.S. citizens.


Japanese internment, from coast and camp, world war two, WW2, WWII, oral history


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