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LA Times Op-Ed: Vietnamese refugees who’ve served prison time unjustly face deportation. That must change
Check out this must-read opinion editorial published in the LA Times on April 7, 2021, written by Thai Viet Phan, Santa Ana's first Vietnamese American city council member. Read the...
PRESS RELEASE: California Resolution Calling on Congress to Abolish ICE Passes Committee, Heads to Assembly Floor Vote with Support from Civil Rights Advocates
Vietnamese and Asian American Organizations Across the Country Denounce Upcoming March 15 Deportation Flight to Viet Nam, Say Deporting Refugees is Anti-Asian Violence
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 2021 Contact: Tracy La (email@example.com) ORANGE COUNTY, CA; NEW YORK, NY; PHILADELPHIA, PA; SAN JOSE, CA; WASHINGTON, DC.; SEATTLE, WA - In the midst of...
VIETRISE IN THE MEDIA (SELECTED)
Nguoi Viet (09-17-20): Một người gốc Việt sắp bị trục xuất dù được xóa án
heavy.com (09-14-20): Tony Pham, Acting ICE Director: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
- “We want to send a very clear message to Tony Pham that his background as a refugee is not as relevant as his background excusing, justifying, enabling the violations of human rights committed by ICE to our refugee communities the world over,” said Salvador Sarmiento, national campaign director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network.Tracy La, executive director of VietRISE, emphasized that Pham has “built an entire career off criminalizing and incarcerating migrants.”
After the press conference, a group of activists gathered at ICE headquarters to deliver a copy of the joint statement to Pham. They weren’t admitted to the building, and nobody from ICE came down to meet with them, so the statement was ultimately slipped under a door.
Latino Rebels (09-09-20): Advocates Representing Various Refugee Groups Ask New ICE Director to “Bring Human Rights Home”
BBC News Tieng viet (08-31-20): Mỹ: Việc LS Tony Phạm làm giám đốc mới của ICE gây tranh cãi
Voice of OC (06-05-20): Garden Grove Protest Displays Cross-Cultural and Racial Solidarity Years in the Making
Spectrum News 1 (04-40-20): Census Could Determine Response to Next Pandemic
Dat Viet (03-29-20): Thành phố Westminster có thể ban hành lệnh cấm đuổi người thuê nhà
LAist (03-27-20): Understanding ‘Stay-At-Home’ When It’s Not In Your Language
Voice of OC: (03-27-20): Westminster Could Join Number of OC Cities Banning Evictions
Voice of OC (03-24-20): The 2020 Census Count Goes On In Orange County Despite COVID-19
Nguoi Viet (03-20-20): VNCCC họp báo về ảnh hưởng của 2020 Census đối với cộng đồng người Việt
Voice of OC (03-19-20): Gaps In Coronavirus Outreach to Non-English Speaking Families & Businesses
LA Times: (03-19-20): Community meeting held to shed light on racism stemming from coronavirus
Orange Juice Blog (03-16-20): First emergency COVID-19 letter to Board of Supervisors
VietRISE / TomMedia (10-25-19): We Celebrate Sanctuary Here / Bring Human Rights Home Video Reel
OC Weekly (10-21-19): Little Saigon Becomes Hub of Cross-Cultural Pro-Sanctuary Activism
LA Times / Times OC (10-18-19): OC Vietnamese American activists urge youth to speak up for their beliefs
- Leaders in Orange County are coming under fire from the Vietnamese community for siding with the Trump administration on immigration law.
OC Weekly (07-23-19): VietRISE March Demands OC Vietnamese Leaders “Bring Human Rights Home”
Voice of OC (07-22-19): La: We Were Also Told to “Go Back”, It’s time for Vietnamese-American Electeds to “Bring Human Rights Home” (Op-Ed by our Executive Director)
Spectrum News 1 (06-18-19): Garden Grove Lights Clock Tower With Rainbows for Pride Month
La Opinión (03-27-19): Familiares temen el traslado de inmigrantes detenidos a otros estados
NBC News (12-20-18): In 2018, Vietnamese Americans found new political prominence
OC Weekly (12-17-18): Rally in Little Saigon protests Trump’s plan to deport Vietnamese refugees
Nguoi Viet (12-16-18): Biểu tình ‘Bảo vệ người Việt tị nạn’ tại Little Saigon
NBC News (10-29-18): Congressional battleground expands to historically conservative Little Saigon
Nguoi Viet (10-8-18): ‘Giving back’ just one reason why Vietnamese-Americans volunteer
Viet Bao (06-01-18): Diễn Đàn Bầu Cử: Người Trẻ Tìm Hiểu, Hội Thảo, Dấn Bước
Viet Bao (04-15-18): Vụ kiện “Tiểu Bang An Toàn” – Ai chống, Ai ủng hộ? Sợ hay Không Sợ?
Nguoi Viet (04-12-18): Westminster bỏ phiếu ủng hộ vụ kiện ‘Tiểu Bang An Toàn’ (when VietRISE was formerly VOCEP)
RECENT PRESS RELEASES
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, September 28, 2020 CONTACT: Tracy La, firstname.lastname@example.org Vietnamese Refugee, Tin Nguyen, is Released from Adelanto ICE Detention Center The public and legal campaign to...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept 8, 2020 // Online Here Contact: Allison Vo, VietRISE, email@example.com Rhenie Dalger, FANM, firstname.lastname@example.orgArmando Carmona, CARECEN-LA, email@example.com...
For Immediate ReleaseFriday, September 4, 2020PDF Version Here Contact: Allison Vo, VietRISE, firstname.lastname@example.orgRhenie Dalger, FANM, email@example.comArmando Carmona, CARECEN-LA,...
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