In this interview with Phi Nguyen, we discuss her path into law, intensified efforts by ICE to target, detain, and deport the Vietnamese community, how the U.S. is violating the Repatriation Agreement through unlawful detention of pre-1995 Vietnamese immigrants, the "closed door" nature of government negotiations, a punitive immigration system, and Phi's experiences working with detained people.
To learn more about this issue, read this incredible and comprehensive comic by Thi Bui: Refugee to Detainee: How the U.S. is Deporting Those Seeking a Safe Haven
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