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Refugees from Indochina current problems and prospects : report by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Affairs

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Political refugees -- Indochina,
  • Political refugees -- Southeast Asia.

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Statementsubmitted by a congressional delegation to Southeast Asia, December 28, 1978, to January 13, 1979, under the auspices of the Subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 54 p. :
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14209319M

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A United States Department of State report noted that between and 1,, south-east Asian refugees had resettled outside the region.1 Many were from Indo-China, where political and economic upheaval, particularly between the late s and early s, caused mass : Katharine Knox, Tony Kushner. REFUGEES FROM INDOCHINA Download Refugees From Indochina ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to Refugees From Indochina book pdf for free now. "Firsthand acc ounts by refugees from Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam, telling how they escaped from Indochina and how they are adjusting to life in Canada (and particularly Nova Scotia), form the greater part of this book. Most of the accountsare by Vietnamese. Refugee Workers in the Indochina Exodus, - Larry Clinton Thompson - Google Books The fall of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos to communist armies in caused a massive outpouring of refugees 5/5(1).

  Book of the week Biography books. He saw the humanitarian urgency of taking in refugees from Indochina in the late s, persuading Carter to dramatically increase the monthly quota – . Robinson has worked include the Indochina Refugee Action Center, Save the Children, World Education, the U.S. Committee for Refugees, the Asian Research Center for Migration, and Mercy Corps. He is the author of numerous studies on refugee issues. The Refugee Relief Act of authorized nearly , special non-quota immigrant visas for refugees and escapees from communist countries. The U.S. issued these visas between and Chinese refugees received 2, visas under this program, at a time when the annual immigrant quota for China was   BANGKOK, Thailand, Aug. 15 (AP)—About 3, refugees from Indochina will be flown here from Thailand to the United States this month — of them in the next three days, a senior refugee.

The first attempt to set out the full, post Indochina refugee horror&#;""with Vietnam, Laos, and Kampuchea [Cambodia] spewing out people in all directions,"" the neighboring countries inundated, and the US no-open-door model for the developed world. Today’s Syrian refugee disasters resemble, in stark terms, the desperation of the “boat people” of Indochina, the days of “the killing fields” of Cambodia. Refugees of Indochina were hijacked by pirates, robbed, and sometimes raped or killed. The displacement caused by the conflicts in Indochina, which were exacer-bated by rivalries between the United States and the Soviet Union as well as China, tested to breaking point the capacity of states in the region to absorb the refugees. It also tested the commitment of Western states to resettle refugees fleeing communism. The author obviously has personal experience with refugees and in Indochina. He exudes this expertise and knowledge in his writing. He compiled most of the book from interviews and unpublished documents so it is probably unique in much of the material presented. About 20 photos, mostly taken by refugee workers themselves, illustrate the by: 4.