New Vietnamese-American generation tackles deportation, poverty, more

12/15/17 The latest crisis roiling U.S. immigrant communities is the detention and deportation of undocumented immigrants. This also impacts Vietnamese-Americans. More than 8,500 Vietnamese have orders for removal, meaning they could be detained and deported at any time.
The Migration Policy Institute, a nonpartisan think tank, estimates there are 116,000 undocumented Vietnamese in the U.S., but there seems to be a belief that there are no undocumented Vietnamese.