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SCR 95: Acknowledgement and Apology to Italian Americans (2010)


During World War II, the United States government designated more than 100,000 California residents as “aliens” and forced many to leave their homes or endure other hardships. While the majority of those targeted were of Japanese descent, 10,000 Italian Americans were among those relocated.

Senate Concurrent Resolution 95 that would formally acknowledge the experience of California’s Italian American community, and express regret for the State’s role in the internment of Italians and Italian-Americans during the Second World War.

Final Status and Text

SCR 95 is no longer active. Its final status was:
Resolution passed

You can read its final text on the Legislature's Bill Information site.