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. June 15, 1988 No Comments Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civil_Liberties_Act_of_1988 Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like August 10, 2018 In November 1995, Queen Elizabeth presides at signing of the Waikato Raupatu Claims Settlement Bill, making reparations for the seizure of Maori land by British colonists in 1863. June 15, 1988 In 1988, Canada agrees to transfer 250,000 square miles of land to First Nation peoples. June 15, 2001 In May 2001, the German Parliament clears the way for a $4.5 billion settlement by German companies and the Government to as recovery for more than one million forced laborers.