Vietnamese American refugees who witnessed fall of Saigon urge U.S. to accept more Afghans
- August 18, 2021
- Long T. Bui, global and international studies, NBC News, Yahoo News, AOL.com, Aug. 18, 2021
Less than a month after the U.S. withdrew from Vietnam, Congress passed the Indochina Migration and Refugee Assistance Act …. After the initial move to protect the allies of the U.S. military, support and assistance for those left behind — families that suffered from poverty and famine, ethnic minorities persecuted by the ruling Communist Party — rapidly diminished, said Long Bui, an [associate] professor of global and international studies at the University of California, Irvine …. “There was a sense that once the war was over people didn’t want to do anything with them.”
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