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 Swiss banks agree to pay $1.25 billion in connection with claims concerning bank accounts appropriated during World War II. June 15, 1990 In 1990, Austria pays $25 million for its role in the Holocaust. June 15, 1952 In 1952, Germany pays $822 million as reparations for the Holocaust.