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In The Thick


Jul 23, 2019

More than forty years after the Vietnam war, Vietnamese refugees are being deported under Trump's immigration policies. Maria and Julio are joined by James Boo, documentary filmmaker and managing producer of the podcast Self Evident: Asia America's Stories, and Phi Nguyen, litigation director at Asian Americans Advancing Justice. They discuss the historical context of the Vietnamese immigrant community and the political and civic engagement of Vietnamese Americans. 

ITT Staff Picks:

  • Check out the Self Evident episode we highlight in this conversation: Hello, Freedom Man
  • Why Asian Immigrants Are Uniquely Vulnerable To Trump’s Looming ICE Raids, via HuffPost
  • Vietnamese Refugees face deportation under Trump Administration, via NPR