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Cultural, linguistic and religious diversity of South East Asians (Philippines,  Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand) While paths to USA are those of immigrant , or refugee , all the countries were  affected by America’s wars Filipinos and Thais came as immigrants; the others as refugees PHILIPPINES : A US Colony, post-Spanish American War late 1890s), till  Independence in 1946 1903-1938: US Congress gives funds for Filipino students to come to US schools 1910-1920: Filipino population in US increases 900% (from 3,000 to 26,000) 1920-1930: Filipino population increases 400% (upto 100,000) Post WWII: Suvik and Clark bases in Philippines are major source of migration— immigrants are wives of US military personnel; also NURSES trained in  Philippines 1965: New US Immigration policy opening doors to Asians: Filipinos, the oldest 
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  • Spring '12
  • SuchitraSamanta
  • Emigration, well­educated Vietnamese refugees, SE Asian immigrants, South East Asians, post­Spanish American War

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