The prison-deportation pipeline for Southeast Asian refugees in the United States
By Leaders Forum April 8
South China Morning Post, 4/8/16
Almost 50 years ago a flood of refugees came out of Southeast Asia after the Vietnam war. Southeast Asian refugees are more likely to be poor, less educated and suffering from trauma than other Asian immigrant groups. Unfortunately, most states lack the resources to help refugees and their families successfully integrate into American society. These families live lives that are far from the stereotype of the “model minority” of Asian-American immigrants in the US.
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