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Half a Century and Half a World Away: Southeast Asian Immigration to the United States Since 1960 (Virtual) (Thurs., Oct 20th @ 6:30 PM)

This presentation will provide a brief overview of the Indochina Wars (1946-1975), focusing mainly on the Vietnam conflict, and their role in driving large-scale Southeast Asian (especially Vietnamese) immigration to the United States. The talk will also examine patterns of immigrant settlement within the United States, major changes in American immigration law and their consequences, and the challenges the Vietnamese and other groups face to maintain their cultural heritage whilst fitting into the American national mosaic. Read more >