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Vietnamese Immigrants in the United States

Posted by charlon 19 days ago Vietnam
http://www.migrationpolicy.org —

Within the past four decades, the once-tiny population of Vietnamese immigrants in the United States has grown into one of the country’s largest foreign-born groups. Vietnamese migration to the United States has occurred in three waves, the first beginning in 1975 at the end of the Vietnam War, when the fall of Saigon led to the U.S.-sponsored evacuation of approximately 125,000 Vi

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Myanmar men confess to murder of British tourists

Posted by charlon 19 days ago Thailand
http://www.channelnewsasia.com — Two Myanmar nationals have admitted to the murders of David Miller and Hannah Witheridge on Koh Tao island, which have dented Thailand's image as a tourist haven. Read More
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Islamic State: Turkey MPs back Iraq-Syria deployment

Posted by charlon 20 days ago Iraq
http://www.bbc.com —

Turkey's parliament has backed a motion that could allow its military to enter Iraq and Syria to join the campaign against Islamic State (IS) militants.

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UN calls out Thai fruit companies over forced labor claims

Posted by jaypee 20 days ago Thailand
http://www.freshfruitportal.com —

A United Nations (UN) working group has called on Thai leaders to take note of international laws relating to human trafficking and modern slavery, following allegations of worker abuse in the operations of fruit processors Vita Food Factory and Natural Fruit Company.

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Myanmar migrants face Thai registration trap: activist

Posted by jaypee 20 days ago Thailand
http://www.mizzima.com —

A migrant rights activist has warned Myanmar migrants in Thailand may fall foul of new registration procedures that could force them to leave the country or throw away their passports.

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Nauru asylum seekers sew lips shut in protest over Cambodia transfer

Posted by charlon 21 days ago Cambodia
http://www.theguardian.com —

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DOLE chief joins appeal for OFWs to steer clear of HK protests

Posted by charlon 21 days ago Hong Kong SAR
http://www.gmanetwork.com —

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz has joined calls for Filipinos in Hong Kong to stay away and avoid participating in the ongoing pro-democracy rallies there.

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Myanmar government ban fails to stop maids heading here,

Posted by jaypee 21 days ago Singapore
http://news.asiaone.com —

SINGAPORE - Maids from Myanmar are still coming to work in Singapore, defying a ban imposed by their government.

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