Challenges Facing Southeast Asian Americans

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3/11/10 Challenges Facing Southeast Asian Americans In 1996 laws were put into place requiring that non-citizens who were convicted of crimes called “aggravated felonies” be deported from the United States.
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3/11/10 At the same time and since 1996, the definition of “aggravated felony” has been expanded to include crimes that carry sentences of two years or more – even if no actual time was spent in jail because of suspended sentences or parole.
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3/11/10 Detention Before Deportation Before they are deported from the United States people from Southeast Asia and other parts of the world are often kept in “detention,” where they have little access to visits from family or friends, and where they have few legal rights.
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3/11/10 How Many People Might Be Deported?
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Unformatted text preview: The latest information from the Immigration and Naturalization Service (2007) stated that the following numbers of people have been issued final orders of removal and are potentially deportable: Cambodia: Approximately 1,400 3/11/10 Main Concerns about Deportees Receive Double or Triple Punishment People Fighting Deportation Lack Due Process Deportation Hurts Families Deportation Laws Are Retroactive Minor Crimes Can Trigger Deportation Low-Income People Often Lack Good 3/11/10 What Can We Do? Educate more community members about deportation so they will be able to avoid it, and so the laws can change. Support organizations that work with deportees and their families in the U.S. and Southeast Asia...
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2010 for the course MKTG 649 taught by Professor Shang during the Spring '10 term at San Francisco Art Inst..

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