Immigrants

The practical effect of this discrimination can be felt in the actions of the varguista government before ' ' subjects of the Eixo' '. He forbade himself to say Japanese in public, to alfabetizar or to teach foreign languages, to publish periodicals, magazines, pamphlets in Japanese, to congregate itself in groups, to create associations or society, to dislocate itself from a city to another one without safe conduct, the foreigners would have to carry the famous wallet of identification ' ' model 19' ' or the register certificate ' ' model 20' '. They had been shady times. The difficulties of communication, displacement and the arrests of arbitrary character had finished for isolating each time more the Japanese immigrants, mainly in the interior of the state of So Paulo. In the reality, producing the contrary effect to the politics of nationalization idealized for the varguista intelligentsia.

In 1941 middle, the Buenos-Aires ship maru, in an act that finished for if becoming symbolic, brought to Brazil the last one takes of immigrants, locking up a period initiated in 1908. At that moment, dreams that fed ' ' ida' ' for Brazil, or ' ' volta' ' for Japan, they had become distant A new moment marked for apprehension and doubts had beginning. In 28 of January of 1942, the Consulate-generality of Japan locked up its diplomatical activities in the country, leaving without official governmental representation the Japanese that inhabited here. After the disruption of Brazil with the countries that composed the Axle (Germany, Italy and Japan), a series of vandalism acts and depredation had occurred against the Japanese in some regions, mainly in the states of So Paulo and the Paran. For many immigrants, mainly the just-immigrated ones pairava in air a feeling of abandonment, true ' ' orfandade' ' Throughout the years of war many arrests had occurred. In some regions of the interior of the state of So Paulo, which had the great amount Japanese of prisoners, the police stations sent for the Inn of the Immigrants ' ' excedentes' ' that they were in its majority, one 3 or 4 days and later were set free.

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