Seventy-five years ago an executive order issued by then-U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt uprooted the families of Japanese and Americans of Japanese ancestry, or Nikkei, who were removed from Western coastal regions in the U.S. and taken to remote, guarded camps.

Sunday will mark the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which validated the principle of racial segregation.

And now the children and grandchildren of those internees are experiencing a sense of deja vu as they witness others being deported or separated from their families under an executive order signed by President Donald Trump.