NEWS ROUNDUP: Refugees and history, communities and politics

This week, USA Today has a report on the state of former refugees from Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia who were resettled in the U.S. after the Vietnam War. The successful adaptation by this refugee community to their new lives in America depended greatly on the organizations that sponsored them and the support services available in the places they have settled.

In the political arena, news coverage reports on how Asian American voters in Wisconsin, Nevada, and California are increasingly getting the attention of candidates running for state and national offices. Asian American and Pacific Islander candidates are also finding their places in politics, with increasing political representation as AAPI population increases.

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