The bang of the Vietnamese Refugees
Say "Cheese" The The Vietnamese
Why so Urgent?
Immigration laws in days of yore
The U.S. Recognized that the Vietnamese refugee crisis was a world problem. The United Nations summoned the First Geneva Conference.Certain Countries were in on the conference of Indochinese Refugees in July 1979.The countries agreed to be a country of resettlement.First-asylum countries vowed to receive refugees and the Vietnamese government agreed to resolve the the illegal evacuation and to build an ODP (Orderly Departure Program beneath the auspices of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.
By Boat or by Plane!
A famous term for Vietnamese immigrants is “Boat People”. Which commonly refers to refugees who left Vietnam by boat and ship after the war.The term is so often used they put all Vietnamese migrants in a limited box by referring to all Vietnamese as “Boat People”.
One by one come on up!
Make this place a Home
Vietnamese immigrants typically ended up on States and cities near the coast in the United States.In 1984 California had a boosted population with over 50% of their new “Visitors” being Vietnamese migrants. Texas was also an adored place to settle reports show that the Texas population increased by 11% because of the Vietnamese settlement.Which indicates that “Birds of a feather flock together” because they all had the tendency to live near other immigrants.Vietnamese immigrants settled primarily on the coast of the United States. In 1984 California reported that over 40% of their new and growing population was primarily Vietnamese Refugees. Texas was also a Popular place for the Immigrants, Reporting that 7.2% lived there.Reports show that many of the immigrants also lived in VA, WA, FL, NY, LA, MA, AND PA. Proving that there was value placed on living near other immigrants.
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Vietnamese immigrants in Cultural terms have not been in the United States for long therefore contributions to culture are not so dramatic as to a culture that has been around for a longer period. Vietnamese shrimpers and fishers are important to the American fishing industry though.There are some relatively important celebrity contributions though such as Dustin Nguyen, and actor from Vietnam. He came when he was 12 years old and became famous for his appearance in “21 Jump Street”