Now that the Chinese are allies, Congress lifts the ban on the naturalization of persons of Chinese origin. In 1946, the naturalization laws are broadened to include the Phillippines and India. Finally, in 1952, Congress establishes that "the right of a person to become a naturalized citizen of the United States shall not be denied or abridged because of race or sex," eliminating all race-based restrictions on naturalization.

In Hirabayashi v. United States, 320 U.S. 81 (1943), the Supreme Court unanimously upholds curfew orders directed against persons of Japanese ancestry.