Presidential Proclamation No. 2662 — Removal of Alien Enemies

September 8, 1945 By the President of the United States of America A ProclamationWhereas section 4067 of the Revised Statutes of the United States (50 U.S.C. 21) makes provision relative to the restraint and removal from the United States of alien enemies in the interest of the public safety; Whereas the Congress by joint resolutions approved by […]

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Executive Order 9142 Transferring Certain Functions, Property, and Personnel from the Department of Justice to the Alien Enemy Custodian

April 21, 1942 By virtue of the authority vested in me as President of the United States, under the Constitution and laws of the United States, and in particular by Title I of the First War Powers Act, 1941, approved December 18, 1941 (Public Law No. 354, 77th Congress), it is hereby ordered as follows: […]

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Executive Order 9066 Authorizing the Secretary of War to Prescribe Military Areas

February 19th, 1942 WHEREAS, the successful prosecution of the war requires every possible protection against espionage and against sabotage to national defense material, national defense premises and national defense utilities as defined in Section 4, Act of April 20, 1918, 40 Stat. 533, as amended by the Act of November 30, 1940, 54 Stat. 1220, […]

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