December 18 is International
Migrants Day [UN factsheet], marking the 1990 adoption of
the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All
Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families.
On December 18, 1944, the US Supreme Court decided
United States, upholding the wartime relocation
of Japanese Americans to internment camps.
Read Executive Order 9066, issued by President Roosevelt on February 19, 1942, under which the internments were authorized. View photos from the Japanese American internment camps, collected by the University of Utah Library.