Canada: $230 million: Japanese Canadians (“Ottawa Will Pay Compensation To Uprooted Japanese-Canadians” by John F. Burns, The New York Times, September 23, 1988). March 23, 2019 No Comments Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like August 10, 2018 Swiss banks agree to pay $1.25 billion in connection with claims concerning bank accounts appropriated during World War II. June 15, 1985 In 1985, the United States pays $105 million to the Sioux of South Dakota. June 15, 1988 In 1988, the Japanese American reparations bill becomes law as the Civil Rights Redress Act of 1988. This lays the framework for $1.2 billion ($20,000 each) paid to Japanese Americans and a Letter of Apology as Federal redress.