Shonosuke Tanaka: Immigrant and Internee

This month Untangle Immigration returns to the story of the Tanaka family. The initial blog on the Tanakas was June 13, 2020 with Graduation Stories. Shonosuke Tanaka, still in his teens, immigrated to the U.S. in 1900. Even before he arrived, anti-Japanese sentiment was already brewing. In 1893, the San Francisco Board of Education attemptedContinue reading “Shonosuke Tanaka: Immigrant and Internee”

Welcome to Untangle Immigration

The beginning of June, 2020, promises to be one of the oddest times possible to launch a blog that focuses on immigrants and immigration. Immigration is paused in the United States due to COVID-19 and racism is the current focus of the world following the tragic death of George Floyd at the hands of MinneapolisContinue reading “Welcome to Untangle Immigration”